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  • n. Plural form of polyester.


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  • If machine made textiles such as polyesters are used, the price drops even more.

    A dying breed

  • BPA is used in many other plastic synthesis applications, such as polyesters, polysulfones, and polyether ketones, as an antioxidant in some plasticizers, and as a polymerization inhibitor in PVC.

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  • While only on the order of a hundred distinguishable atoms exist, the number of molecules is endless -- especially the huge structures built around carbon that form the ingredients of life and our fossil fuels, as well as many synthetic materials from plastics to polyesters.

    Victor Stenger: The Hubris of Holism

  • Everyone wore traditional clothes; there were no Western polyesters.

    Pakistan’s Fatal Shore

  • Great advances in technology have made polyesters infinitely softer than their 1950s ancestors.

    Oh No She Didn’t

  • And don't get me started on the rayons and other modern polyesters.

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  • She encountered them by accident while finding new ways to combine the long chains of molecules that we call polyesters.

    Valerie Sheares Ashby

  • Although I prefered the skin tight polyesters shirts with silkscreened pictures on it.

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  • PHAs are linear polyesters produced by bacterial fermentation of sugar or lipids fats.

    Microbes Turn Organic Waste Into Eco-Friendly Plastics | Impact Lab

  • Cheap polyesters or badly-designed prints will make these look like a dog's breakfast -- upgrading to better-quality cottons and silks and good buttons and taking your time with construction will make all the difference here.

    April 2009

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