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viscose

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noun vis·cose \ˈvis-ˌkōs, -ˌkōz\

Definition of viscose

  1. 1 :  a viscous golden-brown solution made by treating cellulose with caustic alkali solution and carbon disulfide and used in making rayon and films of regenerated cellulose

  2. 2 :  viscose rayon

Origin and Etymology of viscose

obsolete viscose, adjective, viscous


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viscose

adjective vis·cose

Definition of viscose

  1. :  of, relating to, or made from viscose

First Known Use of viscose

1900

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