cellulose xanthate


cellulose xanthate
noun
a cellulose ester obtained by treating cellulose with caustic soda
Syn: ↑viscose
Hypernyms: ↑cellulose ester, ↑xanthate
Substance Holonyms: ↑viscose rayon, ↑viscose

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noun
: any of several colorless esters obtained usually as alkali salts in the form of orange-colored crumbs by xanthation of alkali cellulose with carbon disulfide as a step in the manufacture of viscose

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cellulose xanthate,
a deep-orange viscous substance formed when cellulose is treated with carbon disulfide, a step in the making of rayon.

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  • cellulose ester — noun any ester of cellulose with an acid • Hypernyms: ↑ester • Hyponyms: ↑cellulose nitrate, ↑nitrocellulose, ↑guncotton, ↑nitrocotton, ↑cellulose acetate, ↑cellulose xanthate …   Useful english dictionary

  • xanthate — xanthation, n. /zan thayt/, n. Chem. a salt or ester of xanthic acid. [1825 35; XANTH(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * ▪ chemical compound       any of a class of organic salts formed by treatment of an alcohol with carbon disulfide in the presence of an… …   Universalium

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  • Viscose — is a viscous organic liquid [Answers.com Dictionary at http://www.answers.com/viscose?nafid=3 (n. A thick, golden brown viscous solution of cellulose xanthate, used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane.)] used to make rayon and cellophane.… …   Wikipedia

  • viscose rayon — noun a rayon fabric made from viscose (cellulose xanthate) fibers • Syn: ↑viscose • Hypernyms: ↑rayon • Substance Meronyms: ↑cellulose xanthate, ↑viscose * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • carbon disulfide — a clear, colorless or faintly yellow, poisonous, flammable liquid, CS2, used chiefly in the manufacture of cellophane, viscose rayon, and pesticides and as a solvent for fats, resins, and rubber. Also called carbon bisulfide. [1865 70] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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  • baratte — bəˈrat noun ( s) Etymology: French, churn, from Middle French, from baratter to shake, from baratte, barate agitation, confusion : a churn in which alkali cellulose is converted into cellulose xanthate in the manufacture of viscose …   Useful english dictionary