cellulose xanthate

noun
a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
Syn: ↑viscose
Hypernyms: ↑cellulose ester, ↑xanthate
Substance Holonyms: ↑viscose rayon, ↑viscose

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noun
: any of several colorless esters obtained usually as alkali salts in the form of orange-colored crumbs by xanthation of alkali cellulose with carbon disulfide as a step in the manufacture of viscose

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cellulose xanthate,
a deep-orange viscous substance formed when cellulose is treated with carbon disulfide, a step in the making of rayon.

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  • Viscose — is a viscous organic liquid [Answers.com Dictionary at http://www.answers.com/viscose?nafid=3 (n. A thick, golden brown viscous solution of cellulose xanthate, used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane.)] used to make rayon and cellophane.… …   Wikipedia

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