a grayish-white powder prepared from cellulose that swells to a highly viscous colloidal solution in water: used as a food additive and in water paints, leather tanning, and cosmetics.
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Origin of methyl cellulose
First recorded in 1920–25
Words nearby methyl cellulose
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