modacrylic fiber

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noun mod·acryl·ic fiber \ˌmä-də-ˈkri-lik-\

Definition of modacrylic fiber

  1. :  any of various synthetic textile fibers that are long-chain polymers composed of 35 to 85 percent by weight of acrylonitrile units

Origin and Etymology of modacrylic fiber

modified acrylic


First Known Use: 1960


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