polyester


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

polyester

a multifilament strand of synthetic polymer.

polyester base
the film on which the photographic emulsion is added to make an x-ray plate.
polyester mesh
see surgical mesh.
polyester suture
a multifilament strand, Dacron impregnated or coated with Teflon, silicone or polybutylate used as nonabsorbable sutures. Their virtue is their strength, their disadvantage the difficulty encountered in tying a knot that holds.
References in periodicals archive ?
The report gives a comprehensive view of the unsaturated polyester resin market in terms of volume and revenue.
For plain and twill fabric samples of cotton yarn in weft has significantly higher air permeability than modified polyester and normal polyester in weft.
Systems for polyester and fiberglass open-mold and closed-mold processes.
The men wore the putrid greens and unforgettable browns on polyester bell-bottoms and suede vests.
America that they intended to raise prices on polyester filament fiber by as much as 16 percent, effective with late June and early July orders.
Polyester processing is safe because no toxic fumes or gases are evolved and it contains no chlorinated monomers.
The Report presents tabulation and graphical presentation of trends in demand and supply of polyester chain country-wise from 2006 to 2011 and projections up to 2017 for both fibre and filament.
The S+ for polyester is for sale starting from the Domotex 2012.
NL-accelerators (cobalt organometallic complexes) promote unsaturated polyester resins.
A polyester film for display has been granted a patent.
The 2004/2005 World Terephthalates and Polyester Analysis is an annual global study covering the period 1999 to 2009 for the terephthalates and polyester markets.
Those all-night reruns of vintage sitcoms, such as ``The Brady Bunch,'' ``Welcome Back, Kotter'' (starring a very young John Travolta), ``Mary Tyler Moore'', ``Rhoda'' and even the ``Sunny and Cher'' variety show have introduced a whole new generation to polyester, flared pants and A-line dresses, say retail experts like Maureen Wright, fashion consultant for Mervyn's California stores.