American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of numerous synthetic polymers produced chiefly by reaction of dibasic acids with dihydric alcohols and used primarily as light, strong, weather-resistant resins in boat hulls, textile fibers, adhesives, and molded parts.
- n. A wrinkle-resistant fabric of fibers made from any of these resins.
- n. Any polymer whose monomers are linked together by ester bonds
- n. A material or fabric made from polyester polymer
- adj. Of, or consisting of polyesters
- n. any of numerous synthetic resins; they are light and strong and weather resistant
- n. a complex ester used for making fibers or resins or plastics or as a plasticizer
- n. any of a large class of synthetic fabrics
“The uncomfortable stab of cold plastic wrapped in polyester as I hit the milk jug before the inevitable flip.”
“Buy only hideous fabric in polyester or bad blends.”
“NAU markets the Blender Glove as a more sustainable option since it uses recycled polyester fabric instead of virgin polyester (petroleum).”
“Today's polyester is not twenty-five years 'ago polyester.”
“It’s Robert Altman in polyester and gold chains, only with a groan-inducing script and acting that ranges from decent to abysmal.”
“Most polyester is from plastics and, as a petroleum product, should be shunned except that plastics are now recyclable … and hmm – shouldn’t we be for recycling?”
“The Target suit isn't worth more than $89, both testers agreed, calling the polyester fabric a major negative.”
“JP: I did a zero waste skirt and scarf using up-cycled and recycled polyester, which is pretty amazing and fun and modern.”
“The manufacture of polyester, which is made from petroleum and other synthetic fabrics, is an energy-intensive process and releases harmful emissions.”
“The sleeping bag I'll use camping this weekend is made from high-tech polyester, which is made from petroleum -- ditto the nylon tent and backpack and trail shoes and bottle containing the eco-friendly soap I use in the woods.”
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Movies or TV shows where the titles are also common words, generally one-word titles.
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Nouns that end in "ster". The -er suffix (as in blaster) doesn't count.
"Any of numerous natural and synthetic compounds of usually high molecular weight consisting of up to millions of repeated linked units, each a relatively light and simple molecule."
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Woven, knit and tatted fabrics. Other kinds of cloth, such as tapa and chamois are not included.
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