ripstop
adjective Date: 1949 of, relating to, or being a fabric woven with a double thread at regular intervals so that small tears do not spread <
ripstop nylon
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ripstop noun

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  • ripstop — [rip′stäp′] adj. designating or of a fabric, esp. nylon, woven with extra threads in a pattern to make runs or tears less likely and used for parachutes, garments, etc. * * * …   Universalium

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  • ripstop — ¦ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: rip (III) + stop : of, relating to, or being a fabric that is woven with a double thread at regular intervals so that small tears do not spread ripstop nylon …   Useful english dictionary

  • ripstop — adjective Interwoven with thick reinforcement threads to provide resistance against tearing …   Wiktionary

  • ripstop — adj. made or woven with extra threads; of or pertaining to fabric that is woven with a double thread to prevent a tear from spreading n. nylon fabric that is woven with a double thread to prevent a tear from spreading …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ripstop — noun nylon fabric that is woven so that a tear will not spread …   English new terms dictionary

  • ripstop — rip•stop [[t]ˈrɪpˌstɒp[/t]] adj. tex (of a fabric, esp. nylon) woven with a double thread approximately every quarter inch to prevent the expansion of small rips • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

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