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modacrylic fiber

[ mod-uh-kril-ik fahy-ber, mod- ]
/ ˈmɒd əˈkrɪl ɪk ˈfaɪ bər, ˌmɒd- /
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noun
any of various synthetic copolymer textile fibers, as Dynel, containing less than 85 percent but more than 35 percent of acrylonitrile.
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Also called mod·a·cryl·ic [mod-uh-kril-ik] /ˌmɒd əˈkrɪl ɪk/ .

Origin of modacrylic fiber

1955–60; mod(ified) + acrylic

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