Definitions for orlonˈɔr lɒn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a brand of acrylic textile fiber.
Category: Textiles, Trademark
an acrylic fiber or the lightweight crease-resistant fabric made with Orlon yarns
a synthetic fibre used in yarn and knitwear
Origin: From orl- (perhaps after Orleans) + -on (compare nylon, rayon, developed by the same company).