Definition of Tencel in English:

Tencel

noun

trademark
  • A cellulosic fiber obtained from wood pulp using recyclable solvents; a fabric made from this.

    • ‘I have a celery colored dress made of 100% Tencel.’
    • ‘This dissolves fabrics made of cellulose fibers, such as cotton, linen, rayon and Tencel ®.’
    • ‘Tencel denim is the latest big story in denim.’
    • ‘Natural in origin, Tencel was designed as an environmentally friendly cellulose fibre to be used in fabrics to maximize comfort and functionality.’
    • ‘Shirts, pants and a classic polo made of cotton and Tencel are accompanied by trendy knitwear of multi-coloured yarns.’
    • ‘Tencel is a pure cellulosic fibre though it is man-made.’
    • ‘Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.’
    • ‘Suit coats and blazers are still predominantly made of wool and other natural fabrics, with blends of materials such as Lycra and Tencel.’
    • ‘Tencel is touted as more environment-friendly.’
    • ‘A cotton / Tencel blend gives the jeans a combination of strength and softness.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Tencel

/ˈtensel/