Definition of Dacron in English:


Line breaks: Dac¦ron
Pronunciation: /ˈdakrɒn


[mass noun] trademark
  • A synthetic polyester (polyethylene terephthalate) with tough, elastic properties, used as a textile fabric: a suit of dark blue Dacron [count noun]: square woven Dacrons are the best choice for sails [as modifier]: Dacron three-piece suite
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    • 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.


1950s: an invented name.

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