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Definition of Viscose


US English version

Viscose fabrics have a silky to matte lustre with an elegant flowing drape. The natural effect of the colours gives them an attractive look. Viscose is supple and has a softness that is comfortable to wear. As they can absorb perspiration quite quickly, making them very skin-friendly, but with poor thermal properties.
Cellulose, usually derived from tree trunks, is converted into a highly viscous state and spun into a fibre by forcing it through spinneret holes.



Derivation: Late Latin viscosus (as VISCOUS)

Definition of Viscose


UK English version

Viscose fabrics have a silky to matte luster with an elegant flowing drape. The natural effect of the colors gives them an attractive look. Viscose is supple and has a softness that is comfortable to wear. As they can absorb perspiration quite quickly, making them very skin-friendly, but with poor thermal properties.
Cellulose, usually derived from tree trunks, is converted into a highly viscous state and spun into a fiber by forcing it through spinneret holes.



Derivation: Late Latin viscosus (as VISCOUS)


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