[ UK /sˈɛljuːlˌə‍ʊz/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛɫjəˌɫoʊs/ ]
  1. a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers
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How To Use cellulose In A Sentence

  • Yet diatome (kieselgur), activated carbon in powder form, bentonite and certain other types of adsorbtive clays, organic substances and cellulose derived materials are also used. 3. Technologies
  • Mutants affected in cellulose biosynthesis have been identified in vascular plants.
  • The solid marker was impregnated on blotting paper and then coated with cellulose.
  • The ability of snails to hydrolyze plant polysaccharides xylan, mannan, starch and cellulose as well as chitin, an animal and fungal polysaccharide, is probably an indication of their omnivorous diet. Archive 2006-04-01
  • Plants are made mostly of tough stuff called cellulose and hemicellulose. Are We Getting Closer to 'Clean' Ethanol?
  • However, we're talking about a very energetic material composed, usually, of nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine.
  • It is thus obvious that picric acid is much less explosive than the nitric ethers, such as nitro-glycerol and nitro-cellulose, and very considerably less explosive than the nitrogen compounds and fulminates. Nitro-Explosives: A Practical Treatise
  • The direction of cell growth is determined by the orientation of the cellulose fibrils in the cell wall.
  • Natural in origin, Tencel was designed as an environmentally friendly cellulose fibre to be used in fabrics to maximize comfort and functionality.
  • One example of a carbohydrate that doesn't count is cellulose, an insoluble fiber that imparts zero calories per gram.
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