empire cloth


Definition of empire cloth

: a cloth treated with oxidized oil for use as an electrical insulator

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First Known Use of empire cloth

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Empire cloth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empire%20cloth. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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