cellulosenoun [ U ]uk /ˈsel.jə.ləʊs/ us /ˈsel.jə.loʊs/
Examples from literature
- Again, there is a substance called cellulose, found well nigh universally in plants.
- Aside from the skin and seeds, all fruits consist essentially of two parts,—the cellulose structure containing the juice, and the juice itself.
- Carrots contain more water than parsnips, and both much cellulose and little nutritive material.
- The framework of the potato is cellulose, which is an indigestible carbohydrate material.
- They have their cells boxed in by cellulose walls, so that their opportunities for motility are greatly restricted.