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A trademark for an acrylic fiber or yarn made from this fiber.


1. (Elements & Compounds) trademark a crease-resistant acrylic fibre or fabric used for clothing, furnishings, etc
2. (Textiles) trademark a crease-resistant acrylic fibre or fabric used for clothing, furnishings, etc


(ˈɔr lɒn)
a brand of acrylic textile fiber.
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Noun1.Orlon - an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns
acrylic - a synthetic fabric
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product


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26 Tresham Road, Orlon Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6SG
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Mail order catalogs," Cherry writes, "show how we lived--even if we did so in space-dyed Orlon pullovers and knee-high polyurethane boot socks from the Sears Catalog of 1971.
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