Definition of rayon
1 : any of a group of smooth textile fibers made from regenerated cellulose by extrusion through minute holes
2 : a rayon yarn, thread, or fabric
Examples of rayon in a sentence
The shirt is made of rayon.
Origin and Etymology of rayon
irregular from 2ray
First Known Use: 1924
RAYON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rayon for English Language Learners
: a smooth fiber that is used in making clothing
RAYON Defined for Kids
Definition of rayon for Students
: a cloth made with fibers produced chemically from cellulose
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