Rayon is a manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber. Because it is produced from naturally occurring polymers, it is neither a truly synthetic fiber nor a natural fiber; it is a semi-synthetic or artificial fiber. Rayon is known by the names viscose rayon and art silk in the textile industry. It usually has a high luster quality giving it a bright
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- a synthetic silklike fabric
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[ French] Ray; beam. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
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a synthetic silklike fabric
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• (n.) Ray; beam.
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any man-made textile fibre produced from the plant substance cellulose. Developed in an attempt to produce silk chemically, the fibre was originally ... [5 related articles]
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Rayon (French for ray)
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Generic term for fibers derived from trees, cotton, and woody plants. Rayon has a shiny appearance, dyes and drapes well, and has a silky hand, but it's too absorbent for good moisture management. Used mostly in base layers, trail clothes and apparel.
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a term used to describe fibres made from regenerated cellulose (see also viscose, modal and acetate).
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rayon, synthetic fibers made from cellulose or textiles woven from such fibers; more rayon is manufactured than any other synthetic fiber. The name was adopted (1924), in preference to “artificial silk,” by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce and various commercial associations. As early as 1665 ...
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Rayon is an artificial silk made from cellulose. It was invented around the start of the 20th century, with the first knitwear made from rayon appearing in 1916. Rayon has a high absorbency which allows it to dye well.
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Synthetic fibre derived from cellulose that has been regenerated, by treating wood pulp and/or cotton linters (very short fibres) with chemicals to produce a syrupy, yellowish solution. The solution is then pressed through very small holes and the resulting filaments (long fibres) are solidified. There are many different types of rayon and thes...
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Rayón (municipality) is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico. ...
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A natural fiber created from wood pulp, it usually has good drape and a soft hand. It
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Made from the cellulose fiber viscose, it usually has good drape, soft hand and is highly absorbent.
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A fiber formed from cellulose modified with some synthetic replacement.
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A natural fiber created from wood pulp, it usually has good drape and a soft hand.
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A manufactured fiber composed of regenerated cellulose, derived from wood pulp, cotton linters, or other vegetable matter.
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A semi-synthetic fibre, it has good drape and a soft hand. It
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A manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber. Because it is produced from naturally occurring polymers, it is neither truly synthetic fiber nor natural fiber, it is a semi-synthetic fiber. Rayon is known by the names of viscose rayon and art silk in the textile industry. It usually has a high luster quality giving it a bright shine. Rayon weaken
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A man-made fiber composed of regenerated cellulose, or wood pulp. Rayon is characterized by a natural luster, pleasant hand or feel, good draping qualities, and the ability to take dyes beautifully.
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Rayon is made from cellulose fiber and like cotton, a natural cellulose fiber, in many ways. It is soft and smooth, drapes well and dyes vibrantly, is absorbent, and comes in many weights and qualities. It does wrinkle easily and shrinks when wet. Viscose rayon, a higher performance rayon, wrinkles less and is woven into light and heavy weight fa
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Soft, highly absorbent fabric that has a nice drape. Made with cellulose of viscose.
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A silk-like fabric made from wood pulp, cotton linters, or other vegetable matter. It is a comfortable fabric against the skin and absorbs moisture. It is not a strong fabric.
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