Definition of three-ply in English:

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three-ply

adjective

(Of material or yarn) having three layers or strands: three-ply yarn
More example sentences
  • The outer layer of three-ply cotton fabric with arms allowed the wearer to reach the stick and throttle.
  • In the in vitro study, a laminated, three-ply fabric failed the mason jar test, including those instances when the material was tested before being laundered.
  • The anit-viral aspect of the tissue activates when moisture from a cough or sneeze hits the middle layer of the three-ply tissue.

noun

[mass noun]
1Yarn made of three strands.
2Plywood made by gluing together three layers with the grain in different directions.
Example sentences
  • The bottom of the boat was marine three-ply, while the rest was canvas tacked on to a light wooden framework and painted vivid red.

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