from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See aramid fiber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any polymer formed from an aromatic amide; they are very strong, and are used in bulletproof vests etc


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  • His wings were polyaramid leather woven over carbon bones and monofilament tendon, his gaze the piercing thousand-yard stare of a man who could see through stone, his talons X-ray lasers so powerful their waste heat violated Second Kyoto with every shot.

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