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polyester

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

Simple Definition of polyester

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of polyester

  1. :  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

polyesterification

play \-e-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

Examples of polyester in a sentence

  1. The shirt is made of polyester.

  2. The sheets are a cotton and polyester blend.



Origin and Etymology of polyester

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1929


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polyester

adjective poly·es·ter

Definition of polyester

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



1975

First Known Use of polyester

1975

Rhymes with polyester


POLYESTER Defined for Kids

polyester

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noun poly·es·ter \ˈpä-lē-ˌe-stər\

Definition of polyester for Students

  1. :  a synthetic fiber used especially in clothing




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