What does viscose mean?

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ˈvɪs koʊsvis·cose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellulose xanthate, viscosenoun

    a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda

  2. viscose rayon, viscosenoun

    a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers

Wiktionary

  1. viscosenoun

    A viscous orange-brown liquid obtained by chemical treatment of cellulose and used as the basis of manufacturing rayon and cellulose film.

    Etymology: viscosus, from viscum, birdlime.

  2. viscosenoun

    A fabric made from this material.

    Etymology: viscosus, from viscum, birdlime.

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  1. Viscose

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. viscose

    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.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 26, 2016  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscose in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of viscose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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