regenerated cellulose


Definition of regenerated cellulose

: cellulose obtained in a changed form by chemical treatment (as of a cellulose solution or derivative)

Examples of regenerated cellulose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tencel lyocell is regenerated cellulose, meaning wood pulp from the trees that's chemically processed to turn it into a fiber. Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping, "We Reviewed Allbirds, the "World's Most Comfortable" Shoes — Here's What You Need to Know," 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of regenerated cellulose

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Regenerated cellulose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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