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ripstop

Syllabification: rip·stop
Pronunciation: /ˈripstäp
 
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Definition of ripstop in English:

noun

Nylon fabric that is woven so that a tear will not spread.
Example sentences
  • ‘Strong fabrics, such as ripstop nylon, will add durability to certain key areas like the shoulders and the elbows,’ she continues.
  • Traditionally, windsocks are made from nylon ripstop, taffeta or oxford cloth, available in a variety of bright colors.
  • Parachutes sewn at home are made from ripstop nylon and use twill tape to reinforce its seams.

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