Definitions for Qiana

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Qiana


  1. Qiana(ProperNoun)

    A silky material made from nylon fibers.


  1. Qiana

    Qiana is a silky nylon fiber developed in 1962 at the DuPont Experimental Station by Stanley Brooke Speck. The fiber was christened Qiana when introduced by DuPont in 1968. Initially intended for high-end fashions, it became a popular material in the 1970s for faux-silk men's shirts, displaying bold patterns. The shirts were generally cut tight and included wide collars to fit over the collars of the double-knit suit coats which were worn popularly to discos. Qiana is described in U.S. patent 3249591 as a polyamide fabric having improved resilience and silk-like hand, combined with superior wash-wear performance. The polymer is prepared from the diamine bismethane and azelaic acid.


Find a translation for the Qiana definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Qiana definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"Qiana." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 9 Oct. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for Qiana? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Qiana:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.