Definition of Kevlar in English:

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Kevlar

Pronunciation: /ˈkevlär/

noun

trademark
A synthetic fiber of high tensile strength used especially as a reinforcing agent in the manufacture of tires and other rubber products and protective gear such as helmets and vests.
Example sentences
  • The composite stock is made of carbon fiber, reinforced with Kevlar.
  • Wilson describes the polymer as one of the latest nylon compounds that is reinforced with fiberglass and Kevlar.
  • The nanotube fibers are also stronger than spider silk and Kevlar, meaning they can support more weight.

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Syllabification: Kev·lar

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