Definition of Trevira in English:

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Pronunciation: /trəˈvɪərə/


[mass noun] trademark
A polyester fibre, used chiefly to make clothes and soft furnishings.
Example sentences
  • And it's true: Most of us have unknowingly wolfed a burger ground from Koch beef, ridden on tires made from Koch's Trevira polyester, or escaped the rain beneath a roof covered, with Koch asphalt.
  • The ground of each canvas consists of combat aircraft, scanned from photographs, enlarged and reprinted in their pixelated glory on Trevira, a synthetic fiber.
  • With the look and feel of real silk, this Trevira is the closest we've seen to actual silk!


1950s: of unknown origin.

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