Willesden process

noun

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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History and Etymology for Willesden process

so called from its original use in paper manufacturing at Willesden, England

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“Willesden process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Willesden%20process. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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