- Originated (as Dacron) as a trademark. (Wiktionary)
“I normally avoid the stuff, but because the dog was so pale I used that instead of the braided dacron which is black that I prefer.”
“You would probably have to replace your cables and string on the old Whitetail and even then you're dealing with a dacron string that will stretch and change you point of impact just when you less desire it.”
“The inner strands of paracord will also work, but I still have my sail repair kit from my sailing days and use those heavy dacron threads.”
“He had things I had not only never imagined my grandpa wearing, I had never imagined anybody wearing them, but there they were in their dacron glories.”
“Furniture with 8 way hand tied springs, soft down-feather or dacron covered soft foam - is difficult to find.”
“I needed to get the string braided dacron fishing-line through the hole in the metal rod on the left.”
“Whigs, U.S. Whinfield, J. R., developer of terylene (dacron)”
“Subsequent development of polymers included neoprene, arising from work of Father Julius A. Nieuwland beginning in 1906; nylon, developed by Wallace H. Carothers and first manufactured in 1938; acrilan; orlon; dynel; and dacron (called terylene by its British inventors, J.R. Whinfield and J.T. Dickson, 1941).”
“Using sewing skills he learned as a child watching his mother, a seamstress, he developed the first dacron artificial graft to replace diseased arteries.”
“A pile of roasted dacron and some french fried gabardine,”
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They're not actually from fantasy or science fiction writing, but they certainly sound as though they could have been...
all of these are from 7 English
dictionaries and Macquarie dictionary
I havent listed capitalized ones yet
but Viagra would be one and common
words like sterling a sub-machi...
For stuff to simply reside.
Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
Periodically found on Let's Panic About Babies. (Excellent site.)
Brand names that have become part of the everyday lexicon.
words picked up in yahoo's daily puzzles in July
like the names of pharmaceuticals, whether trademarked or generic, there's a certain aesthetic—with a slight nod to the chemical—to these varied terms you might find on your laundry labels
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