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Dacron

[dey-kron, dak-ron]
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Trademark.
  1. a brand of polyester textile fiber that is wrinkle-resistant and strong.
Related formshalf-Da·cron, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dacron

Dacron

noun
  1. the US name (trademark) for Terylene
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Word Origin and History for dacron

Dacron

n.

1951, proprietary name (reg. U.S. Patent Office) by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.; an invented word, on the model of nylon, etc.

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