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A trademark for an acrylic fiber or yarn made from this fiber.
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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
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(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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Kubica, who will be the secondoldest driver on the grid next year behind Kimi Raikkonen, 39, is also believed to bring substantial financial muscle to Williams, understood to be in the region of PS9 million, via major Polish oil refiner, PKN Orlon. He will be paired with British rookie George Russell next season.
In 1942, DuPont obtained the fiber (Orlon) by spinning from a solution of the polymer in N,N-dimethylacetamide [1].
Women rushed to buy ones called Orlon, Terylene and Crimplene * In 1950, Triumph created a 650cc engine for a bike that became known as the Triumph Thunderbird - ridden by Marlon Brando in The Wild One - and was the first superbike to reach 100mph * Derived from sugar-beet, the world's first self-tanner - called Man-Tan - came out in 1959
Christopher Ketcham has contributed to ORLON, Harper's, and GQ, where portions of this reporting appeared previously.
Here, in this ad, we see a woman, meticulously clothed in a coatdress of Lorette ("55% Orlon, 45% wool"), black hat atop her head ("L'Aiglon" 1953, 34).
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Positive effects of rosuvastatin on plaque volume and composition in asymptomatic patients with moderate hypercholesterolemia (LDL-C levels between 100 mg/dL and 250 mg/dL) were demonstrated by the Outcome of Rosuvastatin Treatment on Carotid Artery Atheroma: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Observation (ORLON) trial.
26 Tresham Road, Orlon Southgate, Peterborough PE2 6SG
As a young industrial engineer working for Dupont de Nemours during the mid-1960s, BluePrint Automation founder Bob Prakken introduced the company's first standard costing and budgeting system outside the United States for the Orlon, Lycra and Delrin factories in the Netherlands.
"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."
(8) More on this in the papers of the 1992 Bossey-Thessaloniki Consultation, published in Kath' Orlon, 4 (1992) in Greek.