Definition of two-ply in English:

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two-ply

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adjective

(Of a material or yarn) consisting of two layers or strands.
Example sentences
  • The ties are two-ply cotton yarns in colors of either blue (probably indigo) or brown.
  • The entire wing was fabric covered and the leading edge had two-ply cloth reinforcing.
  • The collection of shirts in shades of orange now includes plains and checks, including diagonal checks and come in two-ply cotton and blends.

noun

[mass noun]
1Yarn consisting of two strands.
Example sentences
  • It is a small piece of two-ply cordage approximately 10 cm long.
2Plywood made by gluing together two layers with the grain in different directions.
Example sentences
  • This two-ply composite is then machined into the six tapered triangular sections that when glued up together, form the familiar split-cane form.
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