Definition of Orlon in English:
A synthetic acrylic fiber used for textiles and knitwear, or a fabric made from it.
- The development of Orlon® acrylic fiber stemmed from DuPonts work on rayon.
- Basketball players were recruited and wore Orlon socks on one foot and socks of other textiles on the other in practice sessions.
1950s: invented word, on the pattern of nylon.
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