aramid fiber


noun

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

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Also called pol·y·ar·a·mid [pol-ee-ar-uh-mid] /ˌpɒl iˈær ə mɪd/ .

Origin of aramid fiber

First recorded in 1970–75

Words nearby aramid fiber

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