Definition of Dacron in English:

Dacron

Syllabification: Da·cron
Pronunciation: /ˈdāˌkrän, ˈdakˌrän
 
/

noun

trademark
  • A synthetic polyester (polyethylene terephthalate) with tough, elastic properties, used as a textile fabric.
    More example sentences
    • The permanent implants are made of synthetic fibre Dacron.
    • He bolted large shaped lengths of blue Dacron to opposite sides of a central aluminum bar so that the plane of the painting twisted.
    • Carbon fibre covered with Dacron doesn't shrink and deform.

Origin

1950s: an invented name.

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