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A synthetic fiber or fabric made from a polymer containing polyurethane, used in the manufacture of elastic clothing.
Of or relating to spandex or its elastic qualities.
[Alteration of expand.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Clothing & Fashion) a type of synthetic stretch fabric made from polyurethane fibre
[C20: coined from an anagram of expands]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
a fabric made of or containing a polyurethane fiber with elastic properties.
[1955–60; anagram of expands]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
A synthetic fabric made from polyurethane, used in making stretch clothing.
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