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aramid

Line breaks: ara¦mid
Pronunciation: /ˈaramɪd
 
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Definition of aramid in English:

noun

Any of a class of synthetic polyamides that are formed from aromatic monomers, and yield fibres of exceptional strength and thermal stability.
Example sentences
  • The most common fibers used in structural applications are fiberglass, aramid, and carbon.
  • The aramid fibers in the bead will stretch a little, typically enough to make a tight tire go on much more easily by hand afterwards.
  • It is largely made from carbon and aramid, which replaces fibreglass and is said to be much stronger and lighter.

Origin

1970s: from aromatic + polyamide.

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