crimplene

[[t]krɪ̱mpliːn[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT: oft N n
Crimplene is an artificial fabric used for making clothes which does not crease easily. [mainly BRIT, TRADEMARK]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • crimplene — [ krɪmpli:n] noun trademark a synthetic crease resistant fibre and fabric. Origin 1950s: prob. from crimp + a shortened form of terylene …   English new terms dictionary

  • Crimplene — UK [ˈkrɪmpliːn] / US [ˈkrɪmplɪn] trademark a cloth made from artificial fibres that stays smooth when it is crushed or folded and is used for making clothes …   English dictionary

  • crimplene — /ˈkrɪmplin/ (say krimpleen) noun a modified polyester filament yarn, used for garments, and noted for its crease resistant qualities. {trademark} …   Australian English dictionary

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