Definition of Antron in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈanträn/


A type of strong, light nylon fiber used chiefly in making carpets and upholstery.
Example sentences
  • One advantage of choosing a carpet made with Antron ® nylon fiber is that the fiber allows for a wider range of color choices, says Ryan.
  • To introduce the site - which offers 11 in-stock materials, including generic nylons, Cordura [R] nylons, Antron [R] nylons and microfiber activewear fabrics - 3,000 invitations were sent to Tapetex customers and potential customers.
  • Carpets of Antron ® are made exclusively with type 6,6 nylon.


1960s: invented name.

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Syllabification: An·tron

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