aramid
noun Etymology: aromatic polyamide Date: 1972 any of a group of lightweight but very strong heat-resistant synthetic aromatic polyamide materials that are fashioned into fibers, filaments, or sheets and used especially in textiles and plastics

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  • Aramid — fibers are a class of heat resistant and strong synthetic fibers. They are used in aerospace and military applications, for ballistic rated body armor fabric, and as an asbestos substitute. The name is a shortened form of aromatic polyamide .… …   Wikipedia

  • aramid — ☆ aramid [ar′ə mid΄ ] n. [ar(omatic) (poly)amid(e)] any of a group of very strong, lightweight, synthetic fibers used in making radial tires, bulletproof vests, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Aramid — Aramide ist die Bezeichnung für aromatische Polyamide. Diese polymeren Kunststoffe besitzen strukturelle Ähnlichkeit mit Proteinen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Übersicht 2 Para Aramid Herstellungsprozess 3 Anwendungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aramid — ˈarəmə̇d noun ( s) Etymology: aromatic polyamide : any of a group of lightweight but very strong heat resistant synthetic aromatic polyamide materials that are fashioned into fibers and used especially in textiles ; also : a fiber manufactured… …   Useful english dictionary

  • aramid — /ar euh mid/, n. Chem. any of a class of synthetic aromatic long chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength. [prob. AR(OMATIC) + amid, resp. of AMIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • aramid — noun Any of a class of strong, heat resistant synthetic fibres, used in aerospace and military applications …   Wiktionary

  • Aramid — Ar|a|mid [↑ Ar (2) u. ↑ Amid], das; s, e: temperaturbeständige, für technische Textilien brauchbare ↑ Polyamide aus aromatischen Diaminen u. Dicarbonsäuren …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Aramid —    A manufactured fiber in which the fiber forming substance is any long chain synthetic polyamide in which at least 85% of the amide linkage is attached directly to two aromatic rings …   Forensic science glossary

  • aramid — n. strong fire resistant synthetic fiber derived from polymer chain; bullet proof protective armor fabric and an asbestos substitute …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aramid — ar·a·mid …   English syllables

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