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Polyester vs. Terylene

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Polyesternoun

Any polymer whose monomers are linked together by ester bonds

Terylenenoun

A polymer, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), used for making thread and cloth.

Polyesternoun

A material or fabric made from polyester polymer

Terylenenoun

a kind of polyester fabric

Polyesteradjective

Of, or consisting of polyesters

Terylenenoun

an artificial textile fibre made from a polyester, used to make light, crease-resistant clothing, bed linen, and sails.

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Polyesternoun

any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant

Polyesternoun

a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer

Polyesternoun

any of a large class of synthetic fabrics

Polyesternoun

a synthetic resin in which the polymer units are linked by ester groups, used chiefly to make synthetic textile fibres.

Polyesternoun

a fabric made from polyester fibre

‘dresses in printed polyesters’; ‘swimwear in a range of fabrics including polyester and silk’;

Polyester

Polyester is a category of polymers that contain the ester functional group in every repeat unit of their main chain. As a specific material, it most commonly refers to a type called polyethylene terephthalate (PET).

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