Meaning of CELLULOSE in English


n. 1 Biochem. a carbohydrate forming the main constituent of plant-cell walls, used in the production of textile fibres. 2 (in general use) a paint or lacquer consisting of esp. cellulose acetate or nitrate in solution. cellulosic adj.

[ F (as CELLULE) ]

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