HyperDic: cellulose

English > 1 sense of the word cellulose:
NOUNsubstancecellulosea polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant ... / plant tissues and fibers
cellulose > pronunciation
Soundsseh'lyahlow.s
Rhymesadios ... sucrose: 36 rhymes with ows...
English > cellulose: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant ... / plant tissues and fibers.
Narrowercarboxymethyl celluloseAn acid derivative of cellulose
diethylaminoethyl cellulose, DEAE celluloseUsed for chromatography
pectinAny of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables
pulpA mixture of cellulose fibers
Broaderpolysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
Substance ofcellulose esterAny ester of cellulose with an acid
cellulosicA plastic made from cellulose (or a derivative of cellulose)
fiber, fibreA slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
paperA material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
Spanishcelulosa
Catalancel·lulosa
Adjectivescellulosidof or containing or made from cellulose

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