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Definition of the noun viscose
What does viscose mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: viscoses
- a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
- a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
Alternative definition of the noun viscose
- A viscous orange-brown liquid obtained by chemical treatment of cellulose and used as the basis of manufacturing rayon and cellulose film.
- synonym: cellulose xanthate
- A fabric made from this material.
Viscose is a solution of cellulose xanthate made by treating dissolving pulp with aqueous sodium hydroxide and carbon disulfide. Byproducts include sodium thiocarbonate, sodium carbonate, and sodium sulfide. The viscose solution is used to spin the fiber viscose rayon, or rayon, a soft man-made fiber commonly used in dresses, linings, shirts, shorts, coats, jackets, and other outer wear; it is also used in industrial yarns, upholstery and carpets. It is also used in the casting of Cellophane.
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The Warren Report (2016)
The Official Report on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by The Associated Press
Viscose is an artificial fiber. A delustering agent ...
Digital Textile Printing (2015)
by Susan Carden
Viscose is a fiber produced from plants and trees, 124 / Glossary.
by G.D. Hiscox
Viscose is the name_ of a new product of the class of substances like celluloid, pegamoid, etc., substances having most varied and valuable applications. It is obtained directly from cellulose by mascerating this substance in a 1 er cent dilution ...
Viscose is a compound of mercerised cellulose (cotton -wool) with carbon bi-sulphide, and its peculiarity is that under proper conditions it can be made to re-deposit cellulose in a practically pure form. Under the name ...
Materials, Processes and Equipment by David F. Tver
viscose rayon. Regenerated cellulose, the cellulose coming from wood, of which it is the major constituent. It is purified, treated with caustic soda, which converts it into alkali ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (2014)
by Andrew Hunt
®viscose. ̄. Forcing this solution through very small holes in a spinneret produces fine filaments. The filaments turn back into cellulose fibers as they flow though a tank of sulfuric acid. Cloth made from these fibers is known as rayon. Treating ...
by Herman F. Mark
Viscose Aging, Filtration ...
by Lee, In
The Viscose Process There is more than one way to make rayon. The most common way—and the one widely used for bamboo—is called the viscose process.
by A. Whelan
Fibres are formed by forcing the viscose through a spinneret: the fibres are hardened by immersion in a coagulating bath which contains a mixture of acids and salts. The chemicals in the coagulating bath (sulphuric acid, sodium sulphate and ...
by Jeanne Mager Stellman
VISCOSE. (RAYON). MM. El Altai* Rayon is a synthetic fibre produced from cellulose (wood pulp) that has been chemically treated. It is used alone or in blends with other synthetic or natural fibres to make fabrics that are strong, highly ...
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Scrabble value of V4I1S1C3O1S1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine