What does SYNTHETIC FABRIC mean?

Definitions for SYNTHETIC FABRIC
SYNTHETIC FABRIC

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word SYNTHETIC FABRIC.

Freebase

  1. Synthetic fabric

    Synthetic fabrics are textiles made from man-made rather than natural fibers. Some examples of synthetic fabrics are polyester, acrylic, nylon, rayon, acetate, spandex, lastex and kevlar. Synthetic fibres are made by the joining of monomers into polymers, by the process of polymerization. A synthetic fibre, when magnified, looks like plastic spun together. The fabric is made from chemically produced fibers. The chemicals used to make the fibers are sodium hydroxide and carbon disulphide which are derived from coal, oil, or natural gas. The chemicals are in liquid form and are forced through tiny holes called spinnerets. As the liquid comes out of the spinnerets and into the air, it cools and forms into tiny threads. Dyes are added to these threads before they are woven together to make the fabric. Synthetic fabrics can have many different uses and qualities, some which are not achievable with natural fibers. With synthetic fibers one can create waterproof fabrics and elastic/stretchy fabrics for swimwear and lingerie. Depending on the fabric, other chemicals are added to make the fabric softer, wrinkle free, flame-resistant, water resistant, stain-resistant, and moth-repellent. While all these qualities are desirable, the processes used can have harmful effects on the environment, wildlife and people's health.

How to pronounce SYNTHETIC FABRIC?

How to say SYNTHETIC FABRIC in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SYNTHETIC FABRIC in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SYNTHETIC FABRIC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


Translations for SYNTHETIC FABRIC

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for SYNTHETIC FABRIC »

Translation

Find a translation for the SYNTHETIC FABRIC definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

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:


Discuss these SYNTHETIC FABRIC definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

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

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "SYNTHETIC FABRIC." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 2 Dec. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/SYNTHETIC+FABRIC>.

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

    Image or illustration of

    SYNTHETIC FABRIC

    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)
    • A. guts
    • B. endeavor
    • C. investigating
    • D. gauge

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for SYNTHETIC FABRIC: