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Dralon

Line breaks: Dra¦lon
Pronunciation: /ˈdreɪlɒn
 
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Definition of Dralon in English:

noun

[mass noun] trademark , chiefly British
A synthetic textile made from acrylic fibre and used for curtains and upholstery: [as modifier]: blue Dralon armchairs
More example sentences
  • Tightly woven fabrics such as a cotton are durable, as are Dralon and chenille, but these may ‘shade’ and lose their shape more readily than other fabrics.
  • Working in Australia last year, I discovered that in the southern hemisphere the shop sells food such as steak and washed salad, not cheap sweeties and Dralon.
  • Dad was a clerk, Mum was a secretary, we had Dralon on our sofa.

Origin

1950s: on the pattern of nylon.

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