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Acrilan Line breaks: Acri|lan
Pronunciation: /ˈakrɪlan/

Definition of Acrilan in English:


[mass noun] trademark
A synthetic acrylic textile fibre.
Example sentences
  • In the early 1960s, Smith was involved with acrylic synthetic fibers, particularly a combination of Acrilan and nylon fibers.
  • Fabrics made from Acrilan resist mildew, moths, and wrinkling.
  • Last summer the company added to this family of fibers by unveiling Acrilan, its most glamorous product.


1950s: from acrylic + Latin lana 'wool'.

Words that rhyme with Acrilan

Catalan • adman
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