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ripstop Line breaks: rip|stop
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪpstɒp/

Definition of ripstop in English:


[mass noun]
Nylon fabric that is woven so that a tear will not spread: ripstop has heavier threads woven every quarter-inch or so [as modifier]: a suit of briar-resistant ripstop nylon a pair of ripstop pants
More example sentences
  • ‘Strong fabrics, such as ripstop nylon, will add durability to certain key areas like the shoulders and the elbows,’ she continues.
  • Traditionally, windsocks are made from nylon ripstop, taffeta or oxford cloth, available in a variety of bright colors.
  • Parachutes sewn at home are made from ripstop nylon and use twill tape to reinforce its seams.

Words that rhyme with ripstop

whistle-stop • longstop

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