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"cellulose" in British English

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cellulosenoun [U]

uk   /ˈsel.jʊ.ləʊs/  us   /-loʊs/
the ​mainsubstance in the ​cellwalls of ​plants, also used in making ​paper, ​artificialthreads and ​cloth, and ​plastics
(Definition of cellulose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cellulosenoun [U]

 us   /ˈsel·jəˌloʊs, -ˌloʊz/
the ​mainsubstance in the ​cellwalls of ​plants, which is used in making ​paper, ​artificialfibers, and ​plastics
(Definition of cellulose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cellulose”
in Spanish celulosa…
in Vietnamese xenluloza…
in Malaysian selulosa…
in Thai เซลลูโลส…
in French cellulose…
in German die Zellulose…
in Chinese (Simplified) (植物)纤维素(用于造纸、人造纤维及塑料)…
in Turkish selüloz, kağıt hammaddesi…
in Russian целлюлоза…
in Indonesian selulosa…
in Chinese (Traditional) (植物)纖維素(用於造紙、人造纖維及塑膠)…
in Polish celuloza…
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