Definition of Willesden process
: a process for waterproofing cellulose material (as paper, canvas, or rope) by passing it through Schweizer's reagent and drying to give a green varnished surface
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Origin and Etymology of willesden process
so called from its original use in paper manufacturing at Willesden, England
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