Definition of polynosic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈnäsik/


A long-fiber rayon-and-polyester blend with a soft finish, used mainly in clothing.
Example sentences
  • Since the economic slowdown took hold in 2000, Ash City has moved the brand's price point down and expanded it to include fabrics beyond mercerized cottons - such as poplins and polynosics - to attract more customers.
  • In addition, there are fabrications that we have found great success with for the golf market as well as promotional products - polynosic wovens being among the favorites, Roehl adds.
  • On the woven side, there's the Brandon, style 3500 for men, and the Chelsea, style 3600 for women, both made of 70% polynosic and 30% polyester.

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Syllabification: pol·y·nos·ic

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