viscose fiber
Rayon Ray"on (r[=a]"[o^]n), n. 1. A synthetic fiber, made of thin filaments of regenerated cellulose, extruded from a solution of {viscose}. Called also {viscose fiber} and {viscose rayon fiber}. [PJC]

2. a textile fabric made from rayon[1]. [PJC]


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  • viscose rayon fiber — Rayon Ray on (r[=a] [o^]n), n. 1. A synthetic fiber, made of thin filaments of regenerated cellulose, extruded from a solution of {viscose}. Called also {viscose fiber} and {viscose rayon fiber}. [PJC] 2. a textile fabric made from rayon[1].… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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  • Rayon — Ray on (r[=a] [o^]n), n. 1. A synthetic fiber, made of thin filaments of regenerated cellulose, extruded from a solution of {viscose}. Called also {viscose fiber} and {viscose rayon fiber}. [PJC] 2. a textile fabric made from rayon[1]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pol|y|no|sic — «POL ee NOH sihk», adjective, noun. –adj. having to do with or designating a modified viscose fiber developed in Great Britain: »polynosic rayon staple. –n. a polynosic textile, plastic, or fiber. ╂[< poly(vi)n(yl) + (visc)os( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rayon — is a manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber. Rayon is produced from naturally occurring polymers and therefore it is not a truly synthetic fiber, nor is it a natural fiber. It is known by the names viscose rayon and art silk in the textile… …   Wikipedia

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  • Oberbruch Industry Park — (German: Industriepark Oberbruch), is a former 110 ha large site of Akzo Nobel in Heinsberg, the most western district in Germany near the Dutch border. Founded in 1891 as a location for fiber technologies and birth place of the German rayon and… …   Wikipedia

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