Definition of Lignose

1. a. Ligneous.



2. n. See Lignin.

Definition of Lignose

1. Noun. (botany) lignin ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) An explosive compound of wood fibre and nitroglycerin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lignose

1. a constituent of lignin [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lignose

1. 1. See Lignin. 2. An explosive compound of wood fibre and nitroglycerin. See Nitroglycerin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lignose

lignitic
lignitiferous
lignivorous
lignocaine
lignocellulose
lignocelluloses
lignocellulosic
lignoceric
lignoceric acid
lignoceroyl-CoA ligase
lignoceroyl-CoA oxidase
lignone
lignones
lignophagia
lignosae
lignose (current term)
lignoses
lignosulfonate
lignosulfonates
lignotuber
lignotubers
lignous
lignum
lignum-vitae
lignum rhodium
lignum vitae
lignums
ligroin
ligroine
ligroines

Literary usage of Lignose

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1. The Utilisation of Wood-waste by Ernst Hubbard (1902)
"The lignose prepared by treating wood with hydrochloric acid may also be used as the raw ... oxide ou lignose produces a darker mass than when wood is used, ..."

2. Food-grains of India by Arthur Herbert Church (1886)
"lose is that of starch Fibre is not an homogeneous and uniform substance, but a varying mixture of cellulose with a complex body or bodies, called lignose ..."

3. Food-grains of India by Arthur Herbert Church (1886)
"Fibre is not an homogeneous and uniform substance, but a varying mixture of cellulose with a complex body or bodies, called lignose or lignin, ..."

4. Food and Feeding by Henry Thompson (1880)
"It will be convenient to group them together under the name lignose. lignose is specially abundant in hard woods, like box, while cellulose makes up the ..."

5. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Sydney Howard Vines (1886)
"When boiled with dilute hydrochloric acid it is decomposed according to the equation Cj>H«O,, + 2H.O = 2C.HUO, + CUH*OU (lignose) : and when ..."

6. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1875)
"We know that lignose is coloured yellow, brown, or red by strong nitric acid, and that, in the purest state in which it has yet been separated, ..."

7. Manual of Chemical Technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner (1904)
"In comparing the results of the various sulphite processes, the test for lignose with aniline sulphate is not trustworthy. ..."

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