1. cellulose

noun. ['ˈsɛljəˌloʊs'] a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers.


  • fibre
  • cellulosic
  • paper
  • pulp
  • polyose
  • fiber
  • DEAE cellulose
  • cellulose ester
  • carboxymethyl cellulose
  • polysaccharide
  • diethylaminoethyl cellulose


  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • uncover

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Rhymes with Cellulose

  • amiprilose
  • sucralose

How do you pronounce cellulose?

Pronounce cellulose as ˈsɛljəˌloʊs.

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Sentences with cellulose

1. Noun, singular or mass
The cellulose is then washed and either bleached or unbleached to be used in paper.

2. Adjective
If the image begins to dry, moisten it again with more cellulose thinner on another cotton ball.

3. Verb, base form
Then cellulose production starts, which turns the cell plate into a sturdy cell wall supporting the cell membrane.