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cellulose in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcellulosecel‧lu‧lose /ˈseljələʊs $ -loʊs/ noun [uncountable]  1 HBthe material that the cell walls of plants are made of and that is used to make plastics, paper etc2 (also cellulose acetate)TIM technical a plastic that is used for many industrial purposes, especially making photographic film and explosives
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celluloseAgar gel and cellulose acetate are the more commonly used media in the routine clinical laboratory. 189.It took 19 litres of paint and cellulose for the coachwork, which matched the original perfectly.You can blow in cellulose or fiberglass for $ 1 to $ 2 a square foot.Separately, shares in forestry companies declined after a steep fall in cellulose prices over the last two months, analysts said.An interesting development is the direct synthesis of acetic anhydride, used to make cellulose acetate for photographic film base.Since hemoglobins A2 and C exhibit nearly the same mobility, they can not be differentiated on cellulose acetate. 217.The cellulose fluff, although more bulky, is just a parachute, to be discarded.The solid marker was impregnated on blotting paper and then coated with cellulose.