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viscose

noun vis·cose \ ˈvis-ˌkōs , -ˌkōz \
|Updated on: 20 Jul 2018

Definition of viscose

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 : viscose rayon

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Origin and Etymology of viscose

obsolete viscose, adjective, viscous


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viscose

adjective

Definition of viscose

: of, relating to, or made from viscose

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1900

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