aramid fiber


a fiber having resistance to high temperatures and great strength, formed from an aramid and used in materials for bulletproof vests and radial tires.

Origin of aramid fiber

First recorded in 1970–75
Also called pol·y·ar·a·mid [pol-ee-ar-uh-mid] /ˌpɒl iˈær ə mɪd/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019