Definition of Tencel in English:

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Tencel

Pronunciation: /ˈtensel/

noun

trademark
A cellulosic fiber obtained from wood pulp using recyclable solvents; a fabric made from this.
Example sentences
  • Tencel is touted as more environment-friendly.
  • Tencel is a pure cellulosic fibre though it is man-made.
  • This dissolves fabrics made of cellulose fibers, such as cotton, linen, rayon and Tencel ®.

Origin

1960s (proprietary name of various yarns and fabrics): an invented word.

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Syllabification: Ten·cel

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