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]. [PJC]


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