Complete Definition of "cellulose"

English
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Noun
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  1. A complex carbohydrate that forms the main constituent of the cell wall in most plants and is important in the manufacture of numerous products, such as paper, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and explosives.
  2. organic compound A polysaccharide containing many glucose units in parallel chains.

Synonyms
E460 when used as an emulsifier

Translations
trans-top|the polysaccharide cellulose
Chinese: 纤维素
Danish: #Danish|cellulose
Dutch: #Dutch|cellulose
Esperanto: celulozo
Estonian: tselluloos
Finnish: selluloosa (1,2)
French: #French|cellulose f
German: Zellulose
Hebrew: תאית
Ido: celuloso
Italian: cellulosa f
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Japanese: セルロース (serurōsu)
Korean: 섬유소
Norwegian: #Norwegian|cellulose
Polish: celuloza
Portuguese: celulose
Russian: целлюлоза
Spanish: celulosa
Swedish: cellulosa c
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Derived terms
cellulose acetate
cellulose nitrate
lignocellulose

See also
cellophane
pentosan

Category:Carbohydrates


French

Noun
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  1. #English|cellulose

References
R:DAF8

Category:fr:Carbohydrates
Category:fr:Organic compounds


Italian

Noun
cellulose f

  1. plural of|cellulosa|lang=Italian

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