Meaning of CELLULOSE in English

CELLULOSE

cel ‧ lu ‧ lose /ˈseljələʊs, ˈseljʊləʊs $ -loʊs/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Date: 1800-1900 ; Language: French ; Origin: cellule ; ⇨ ↑ cellulite ]

1 . the material that the cell walls of plants are made of and that is used to make plastics, paper etc

2 . ( also cellulose acetate ) technical a plastic that is used for many industrial purposes, especially making photographic film and explosives

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