modacrylic fiber

[ mod-uh-kril-ik fahy-ber, mod- ]
/ ˈmɒd əˈkrɪl ɪk ˈfaɪ bər, ˌmɒd- /

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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Origin of modacrylic fiber

1955–60; mod(ified) + acrylic

Words nearby modacrylic fiber

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