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Definition of "polyester" []

  • Any of numerous synthetic polymers produced chiefly by reaction of dibasic acids with dihydric alcohols and used primarily as light, strong, weather-resistant resins in boat hulls, textile fibers, adhesives, and molded parts. (noun)
  • A wrinkle-resistant fabric of fibers made from any of these resins. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "polyester" in a sentence
  • "The uncomfortable stab of cold plastic wrapped in polyester as I hit the milk jug before the inevitable flip."
  • "Buy only hideous fabric in polyester or bad blends."
  • "NAU markets the Blender Glove as a more sustainable option since it uses recycled polyester fabric instead of virgin polyester (petroleum)."
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