a brand of aramid fiber. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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trademark a synthetic fibre, consisting of long-chain polyamides, having high tensile strength and temperate resistance
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registered trademark (DuPont) for a synthetic fiber developed there c.1965.

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