modacrylic fiber

mod′a•cryl′ic fi′ber

(ˈmɒd əˈkrɪl ɪk, ˌmɒd-)

n.
any of various synthetic copolymer textile fibers, as Dynel, containing less than 85 percent but more than 35 percent of acrylonitrile.
[1955–60; mod(ified) acrylic]
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Based in Osaka, Japan, Kaneka Corporation manufactures Kanecaron brand modacrylic fiber.
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