One of the first artificial silks. Produced from cellulose in the form of wood pulp. Used in J-cloths, tampons, other non-wovens, and high fashion. Latest variant is Tencel.
Ray"on (?), n. [F.]
<-- Rayon. A synthetic fiber, consisting of a polyamide -->
© Webster 1913.
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