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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.
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Brush, use: sweep floors; bristle material: polyester base 14 inches long, 1.
This growth, coupled with the large polyester base for fibers, provides an excellent opportunity to take advantage of Eastman's industry leadership position and our valuable PTA technology.
The Brilliant Green Card comprises a polyester base manufactured by Kodak that allows it to be digitally printed in 16 million colors and, when disposed of, can be recycled and used to produce a variety of products.
Production of new film material is expected to ensure the recovery and protection of the national audiovisual heritage, in particular improving the sound and visuals of these works, ensuring greater durability 35 mm film materials to production on a new film polyester base and create better conditions for the dissemination of audiovisual heritage.