ripstop nylon

[ rip-stop ]
/ ˈrɪpˌstɒp /

noun

a nylon fabric woven with a double thread approximately every quarter inch to prevent the expansion of small rips.

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Origin of ripstop nylon

First recorded in 1945–50

Words nearby ripstop nylon

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