cellulosic

adjective
cel·​lu·​los·​ic | \ ˌsel-yə-ˈlō-sik How to pronounce cellulosic (audio) , -zik \

Definition of cellulosic

: of, relating to, or made from cellulose

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Other Words from cellulosic

cellulosic noun

Examples of cellulosic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018 Oil companies can comply by blending more biofuels into their products, particularly advanced biofuels such as renewable diesel and cellulosic ethanol. David R. Baker, The Seattle Times, "California may tweak climate program that’s pushing up gas prices," 28 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cellulosic

1873, in the meaning defined above

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“Cellulosic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellulosic. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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More Definitions for cellulosic

cellulosic

adjective
cel·​lu·​los·​ic | \ ˌsel-yə-ˈlō-sik, -zik How to pronounce cellulosic (audio) \

Medical Definition of cellulosic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or made from cellulose cellulosic fibers

cellulosic

noun

Medical Definition of cellulosic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a substance made from cellulose or a derivative of cellulose

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