modacrylic fiber
noun Etymology: modified acrylic Date: 1960 any of various synthetic textile fibers that are long-chain polymers composed of 35 to 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units

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  • modacrylic fiber — /mod euh kril ik, mod / any of various synthetic copolymer textile fibers, as Dynel, containing less than 85 percent but more than 35 percent of acrylonitrile. Also called modacrylic. [1955 60; MOD(IFIED) + ACRYLIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • modacrylic fiber — |mäd+... noun Etymology: modified acrylic (n.) : any of various synthetic textile fibers that are long chain polymers composed of 35 to 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units * * * /mod euh kril ik, mod / any of various synthetic copolymer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • modacrylic fiber —    Generic name for a manufactured fiber in which the fiber forming substance is any long chain synthetic polymer composed of less than 85% but at least 35% by weight of acrylonitrile units. Characterized by moderate tenacity, low water… …   Forensic science glossary

  • modacrylic fiber — mod′a•cryl′ic fi′ber [[t]ˈmɒd əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌmɒd [/t]] n. tex any of various synthetic copolymer textile fibers, as Dynel, containing less than 85 percent but more than 35 percent of acrylonitrile • Etymology: 1955–60; mod(ified) acrylic …   From formal English to slang

  • modacrylic fiber, US — modakrilinis pluoštas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pluoštas, kuriame yra 35–85% akrilnitrilo pasikartojančių grandžių. atitikmenys: angl. modacrylic fiber, US; modacrylic fibre, GB rus. модакриловое волокно …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Modacrylic — A modacrylic is a synthetic copolymer. Modacrylics are soft, strong, resilient, and dimensionally stable. They can be easily dyed, show good press and shape retention, and are quick to dry. They have outstanding resistance to chemicals and… …   Wikipedia

  • modacrylic fibre, GB — modakrilinis pluoštas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pluoštas, kuriame yra 35–85% akrilnitrilo pasikartojančių grandžių. atitikmenys: angl. modacrylic fiber, US; modacrylic fibre, GB rus. модакриловое волокно …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Fiber — For other uses, see Fiber (disambiguation). A bundle of optical fibers Fiber (also spelled fibre) is a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to lengths of thread. They are very important in… …   Wikipedia

  • Synthetic fiber — ‹ The template below (Fibre sidebar) is being considered for deletion. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus.› Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Natural fiber — Fibers or fibres (see spelling differences) are a class of hair like materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to pieces of thread. They can be spun into filaments, thread, or rope. They can be used as a …   Wikipedia

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