any substance formed naturally or synthetically by the oxidation of cellulose.
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How to use oxycellulose in a sentence
It is regarded as an oxycellulose, being readily oxidised by exposure to air at 100 C.The Manufacture of Paper | Robert Walter Sindall
An oxycellulose resulted possessing strongly marked aldehydic characteristics.Researches on Cellulose | C. F. Cross
The oxycellulose nitrate was treated directly with dilute solution of potassium hydrate in the cold.Researches on Cellulose | C. F. Cross
The action is one of oxidation, the cellulose being transformed into a substance known as oxycellulose.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics | Franklin Beech
A weak solution of soda dissolves this oxycellulose with a yellow colour, while strong sulphuric acid forms a pink colouration.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics | Franklin Beech