Any of a class of strong, heat-resistant synthetic fibres, used in aerospace and military applications.(noun)
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Use "aramid" in a sentence
"Stephanie Louise Kwolek, who is a chemist working for DuPont Company, discovered how to take liquid crystals and turn them into particular kinds of fibers called aramid fibers, which I think we all know as Kevlar which, in turn, has been used for a lot of protection."
"Notably, the cover layer of Nomex (for flame resistant meta-aramid material developed in the early 1960s) is colored orange – the international color of space exploration."
"In the aftermath of the verdict, both companies claimed long histories in aramid development."