aramid


ar·a·mid

noun \ˈa-rə-məd, -ˌmid, ˈer-ə-\

Definition of ARAMID

:  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

Origin of ARAMID

aromatic polyamide
First Known Use: 1972

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