aramid

noun ar·a·mid \ 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

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Origin and Etymology of aramid

aromatic polyamide


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