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Dacron

Line breaks: Dac¦ron
Pronunciation: /ˈdakrɒn
 
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Definition of Dacron in English:

noun

[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
More 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.

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