cellulose

Definitions

Agriculture

Cars & Driving

  • noun a popular term for the previously almost universal automotive finish, which is thin and therefore suitable for spraying, fast drying and gives a hard and brilliant finish

Construction

  • A naturally occurring substance made up of glucose units. Constitutes the main ingredient in wood, hemp, and cotton, and is used in many construction products.

Food

  • Long-chain polysaccharides grouped into bundles cemented together with other compounds, which form the structural support of all plants and plant parts. Not digested by humans but provides roughage or fibre which swells in the gut and is a necessary component of a healthy diet for correct operation of the bowels.

Publishing

  • noun a chemical substance which is a compound of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen
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