[ awr-lon ]
/ ˈɔr lɒn /
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a brand of synthetic, acrylic textile fiber of light weight, wrinkle resistance, and resistance to weathering and many chemicals.
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How to use Orlon in a sentence
Orlon fell in beside Seaton and the party turned toward the observatory.
"We will land soon, but not hard," replied Orlon confidently, and the landing was as he had foretold.
Now at the door of the observatory, Dorothy paused and shrank back against Seaton, her eyes widening as she stared at Orlon.
In any event, many generations of the women of the Orlon will work upon it until it is complete.
"I shall join you in person very shortly," Orlon said, and the projection vanished.
British Dictionary definitions for Orlon
/ (ˈɔːlɒn) /
trademark a crease-resistant acrylic fibre or fabric used for clothing, furnishings, etc
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