man-made fiber

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processesman-made fiber - fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
acrylic, acrylic fiber - polymerized from acrylonitrile
nylon - a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
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Polyester, the most common man-made fiber, still has issues like pilling, clinginess and odor retention, but clearly today's polyester does not have the same stigmas it did a decade ago.
Companies boarding the investment bandwagon include Asia Polymer, Taiwan Styrene Monomer, Grand Pacific Petrochemical, Oriental Union Chemical, China Man-Made Fiber, and Taiwan VCM, which have decided to expand their capacities for such ethylene derivates as EG, SM, PE, and VCM.
The four with the extended decision-making period are cotton and man-made fiber sweaters, cotton and man-made fiber dressing gowns and robes, men's and boys' wool trousers, and knit fabric.
BRUSSELS, Belgium-Cargill Dow's Ingeo fibers, a man-made fiber derived from corn, will make its first appearance in draperies here at Decosit.
Touted as the strongest man-made fiber in commercial use today (10 times stronger than steel), Spectra is currently found in body armor plates of military and law enforcement gear, such as the Interceptor vest.
Based on the agreement, Toray will produce INGEO fiber, the world's first man-made fiber derived from 100% annually renewable resources, in Japan, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia, they said.
In 1972 after the second renewal, some bilateral agreements under the LTA also included limitations on trade in wool and man-made fiber textiles.
The four added products are men's and boy's cotton and man-made fiber shirts, man-made fiber trousers, man-made fiber knit shirts and blouses, and combed cotton yarn.
Predictably, China remains the largest exporter of man-made fiber products, but also the largest consumer market.
Rising cost of cotton textile will boost the Man-made Fiber market in India, finds Netscribes
The company plans to extend Ingeo, a man-made fiber created from renewable resources, to non-woven applications, such as yarn and fiberfill.
Man-made fiber brassieres, body-supporting garments.