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Definition of terylene™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

terylene™

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈterəliːn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈterəliːn//
 
[uncountable] (British English)
 
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a light strong artificial material, used for making clothes, etc. Word Origin 1940s: formed by inversion of (polyeth)ylene ter(ephthalate).