cellulose

See also: Cellulose

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cellulose.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛljʊləʊz/
  • (file)

NounEdit

cellulose (countable and uncountable, plural celluloses)

 
Ball-and-stick model of cellulose.
  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 chemistry) A polysaccharide containing many glucose units in parallel chains.

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AdjectiveEdit

cellulose (not comparable)

  1. Consisting of, or containing, cells.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cellulose.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛ.lyˈloː.zə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cel‧lu‧lo‧se
  • Rhymes: -oːzə

NounEdit

cellulose f (plural celluloses)

  1. cellulose (complex carbohydrate)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

cellule (small cell) +‎ -ose

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cellulose f (uncountable)

  1. cellulose

ReferencesEdit

  • cellulose” in the Dictionnaire de l’Académie française, 8th Edition (1932–35).

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cellulose

  1. feminine plural of celluloso

NounEdit

cellulose f

  1. plural of cellulosa