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Dacron

[ dey-kron, dak-ron ]
/ ˈdeɪ krɒn, ˈdæk rɒn /
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Trademark.

a brand of polyester textile fiber that is wrinkle-resistant and strong.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
half-Dacron, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Dacron

Dacron
/ (ˈdeɪkrɒn, ˈdæk-) /

noun

the US name (trademark) for Terylene
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