Definition of Hemicelluloses
1. hemicellulose [n] - See also: hemicellulose
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Literary usage of Hemicelluloses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in Vermont (1899)
"... highest in the second section and slightly less in the two upper sections; and the hemicelluloses gradually rise in amount in the lower three divisions. ..."
2. An Elementary Manual of Chemistry by William Ripley Nichols, William B. Lindsay, Frank Humphreys Storer (1894)
"hemicelluloses. — Those portions of the cellular tissue which, although insoluble in water, ... Among hemicelluloses may be placed various substances, ..."
3. Technology of Cellulose Esters: A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on the by Edward Chauncey Worden (1921)
"Other authorities, on the other hand, notably J. Konig,1 have gone so far in the elimination of hemicelluloses as virtually to destroy the quality of the ..."