bicomponent

adjective

bi·​com·​po·​nent (ˌ)bī-kəm-ˈpō-nənt How to pronounce bicomponent (audio)
-käm-,
-ˈkäm-ˌpō-
: being a fiber made of two polymers having slightly different physical properties so that the fiber has a permanent crimp and fabrics made from it have inherent bulk and stretchability

Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bicomponent was in 1962

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“Bicomponent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicomponent. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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