Definition of 'lignin'
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The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988) Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007) Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
Lignin is particularly useful, as its presence helps prevent the cellulose breaking down and being absorbed by the body.Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)
One way for them to do this is to increase the amount of lignin in their wood because lignin provides fire-resistance.Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet (2007)
It found that one of the most significant was lignin, a chemical compound similar to that which gives the distinctive smell of vanilla.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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