prepreg

noun
pre·​preg | \ ˌprē-ˈpreg How to pronounce prepreg (audio) , ˈprē-ˌpreg \

Definition of prepreg

: a reinforcing or molding material (such as paper or glass cloth) already impregnated with a synthetic resin

First Known Use of prepreg

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prepreg

pre- + impregnated

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“Prepreg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prepreg. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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