acrylic fiber

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acryl′ic fi′ber

any of the group of synthetic textile fibers, as Orlon, made by the polymerization of acrylonitrile.
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Noun1.acrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrileacrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrile  
man-made fiber, synthetic fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
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