Definition of Acrilan in English:

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Acrilan

Pronunciation: /ˈakrəˌlan/

noun

trademark
A synthetic acrylic textile fiber.
Example sentences
  • In the early 1960s, Smith was involved with acrylic synthetic fibers, particularly a combination of Acrilan and nylon fibers.
  • Fabrics made from Acrilan resist mildew, moths, and wrinkling.
  • Last summer the company added to this family of fibers by unveiling Acrilan, its most glamorous product.

Origin

1950s: from acrylic + Latin lana 'wool'.

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