cellulose xanthate, viscose(noun)
a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
viscose rayon, viscose(noun)
a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers
A viscous orange-brown liquid obtained by chemical treatment of cellulose and used as the basis of manufacturing rayon and cellulose film.
A fabric made from this material.
Origin: viscosus, from viscum, birdlime.
Viscose is a solution of cellulose xanthate made by treating a cellulose compound with 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.
A type of fabric, fibre and solution.
Viscose is used as a solution to change a type of fibre into a type of fabric and is used for a variety of purposes e.g. clothing, lining, curtains and cellophane.
The numerical value of viscose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of viscose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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