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1. viscose

noun. a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers.

Synonyms

  • cellulose xanthate
  • viscose rayon

Etymology

  • viscosus (Latin)
  • viscum (Latin)

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2. viscose

noun. a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda.

Synonyms

  • xanthate
  • cellulose ester
  • cellulose xanthate

Etymology

  • viscosus (Latin)
  • viscum (Latin)

Sentences with viscose


1. Noun, singular or mass
More delicate types of viscose must be dry cleaned only, and are subject to shrinking, fading, bleeding and other damage if you wash them in your washer.

2. Adjective
To protect the viscose material, place a cloth between the iron and the clothing.

3. Verb, base form
While cashmere and viscose may resemble one another, the appropriate care differs somewhat.

4. Adverb
The more usual nylon or polyester version of taffeta is lightweight and comparable to other man-made fabrics such as rayon, viscose, parachute fabric, modal, lyocell and jersey.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The resulting material is referred to as “viscose” by the industry.

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