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aramid

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noun ar·a·mid \ˈa-rə-məd, -ˌmid, ˈer-ə-\

Definition of aramid

  1. :  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 and Etymology of aramid

aromatic polyamide


First Known Use: 1972


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