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noun poly·es·ter \ˈpä-lē-ˌes-tər, ˌpä-lē-ˈ\

: a material that is made from a chemical process and that is used for making many different products including fabrics

Full Definition of POLYESTER

:  any of a group of polymers that consist basically of repeated units of an ester and are used especially in making fibers or plastics; also :  a product (as a fiber or fabric) composed of polyester
poly·es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion \-e-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
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Examples of POLYESTER

  1. The shirt is made of polyester.
  2. The sheets are a cotton and polyester blend.

Origin of POLYESTER

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1929

Rhymes with POLYESTER

2polyester

adjective

Definition of POLYESTER

:  characterized by inelegant or unsophisticated middle-class taste <polyester suburbs> <polyester folks>

First Known Use of POLYESTER

1975
POLYESTER Defined for Kids

polyester

noun poly·es·ter \ˈpä-lē-ˌe-stər\

Definition of POLYESTER for Kids

:  a synthetic fiber used especially in clothing

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