aramid

[ar-uh-mid]

noun Chemistry.

any of a class of synthetic aromatic long-chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength.

Nearby words

  1. aramaean,
  2. aramaic,
  3. aramburu,
  4. aramburu, pedro eugenio,
  5. aramean,
  6. aramid fiber,
  7. aran,
  8. aran islands,
  9. aran-duchenne disease,
  10. aranda

Origin of aramid

probably ar(omatic) + -amid, respelling of amide

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