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. Th...
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[municipality] Rayón (municipality) is a municipality in Sonora in north-western Mexico. ...
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1) Artificial silk made from cellulose 2) Butcher linen 3) Carpet fiber 4) Chardonnet's invention 5) Cloth 6) Cotton alternative 7) Dressy fabric 8) Dressy synthetic 9) Fabric 10) First man-made textile fiber 11) Hose makeu...
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