polyacrylonitrile
noun Date: 1935 a polymer of acrylonitrile used often as fibers

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  • Polyacrylonitrile — (PAN) is a resinous, fibrous, or rubbery organic polymer. Almost all polyacrylonitrile resins are copolymers made from mixtures of monomers; with acrylonitrile as the main component. PAN fibers are the chemical of high quality carbon fiber. It is …   Wikipedia

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  • polyacrylonitrile — /pol ee ak reuh loh nuy tril, treel, truyl/, n. Chem. a polymer of acrylonitrile used in the manufacture of Orlon and other synthetic textiles. [1930 35; POLY + ACRYLONITRILE] * * * ▪ chemical compound       any of a class of resinous, fibrous,… …   Universalium

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  • polyacrylonitrile — noun Any polymer or copolymer of acrylonitrile; they are mostly resins that are used to make fibers for fabrics …   Wiktionary

  • polyacrylonitrile — poly·ac·rylo·ni·trile (pol″e ə kril″o niґtrīl) a polymer of acrylonitrile used as a hemodialyzer membrane; it is more permeable by diffusion than cuprophane for larger molecules, but fluid removal is rapid and not entirely… …   Medical dictionary

  • polyacrylonitrile — poly·acrylonitrile …   English syllables

  • polyacrylonitrile — |pälē + noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary poly + acrylonitrile : a solid polymer of acrylonitrile (−CH2CH(CN)−)x that is soluble in dimethylformamide from which after appropriate blending it may be spun into textile filaments… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carbon fiber — or carbon fibre [See American and British English spelling differences.] (alternately called graphite fiber, graphite fibre or carbon graphite) is a material consisting of extremely thin fibers about 0.0002–0.0004 inches (0.005–0.010 mm) in… …   Wikipedia

  • fibre, man-made — Introduction       fibre whose chemical composition, structure, and properties are significantly modified during the manufacturing process. Man made fibres are spun and woven into a huge number of consumer and industrial products, including… …   Universalium

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