Definition of prepreg in English:

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prepreg

Pronunciation: /ˈpriːprɛɡ/

noun

[mass noun]
A fibrous material pre-impregnated with a particular synthetic resin, used in making reinforced plastics.
Example sentences
  • Even construction is now mostly metal, although the airframe retains some prepreg carbon-fiber materials.
  • Unlike some of the prepreg materials ordinarily used in composite processes, what they're using is a material that's like a fabric at room temperature.
  • Unidirectional tape is more expensive than aluminum and more difficult to lay up than a woven prepreg.

Origin

1950s: from pre- 'before' + (im)preg(nated).

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Line breaks: pre|preg

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