Associations to the word «Cellulose»

Wiktionary

CELLULOSE, noun. 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.
CELLULOSE, noun. (organic compound) A polysaccharide containing many glucose units in parallel chains.
CELLULOSE, adjective. Consisting of, or containing, cells.
CELLULOSE NITRATE, noun. (organic compound) nitrocellulose.

Dictionary definition

CELLULOSE, noun. A polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope