Definition of Dacron in English:

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Dacron

Pronunciation: /ˈdākrän/
/ˈdaˌkrän/

noun

trademark
A synthetic polyester (polyethylene terephthalate) with tough, elastic properties, used as a textile fabric.
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.

Words that rhyme with Dacron

Akron, macron

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Syllabification: Da·cron

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