Dacron

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Dacron

A synthetic polyester fiber used to surgically repair damaged sections of heart muscle and blood vessel walls.

Dacron

polyethylene terephthalate, a polyester synthetic material used widely for vascular prostheses.
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PARKINSON BERNARD (Retired ICI Wilton, Terylene Plant) On October 23, peacefully in hospital, Bernard, aged 90 years of Ormesby.
Tenders are invited for Requirement Of 189 Nos Cap Fs Blue For Divers, 90 Pairs Of Glovers Rubber For Divers Size Small, 197 Pairs Of Gloves Rubber For Divers Size Medium, 186 Pairs Of Gloves Rubber For Divers Size Large, 102 Pairs Gloves Terylene Size Small, 206 Pairs Of Gloves Terylene Size Medium As Mentioned In Tender Enquiry
The mouth dried and the blood stilled at the prospect of being whisked around the most romantic city in the world by a courier with poor wind retention and a Terylene suit, who would nudge you periodically to whisper "oohlala".
Here's something you never see now - a lovely line of Terylene nappies blowing in the breeze.
Back in the 1950s, interdepartmental competition was keen at the ICI Terylene Works at Wilton, especially among football teams.
But if there was a moment in which he couldn't remember his name he would open his jacket to where he expected to see his name tag and say, 'My name is, ha ha, 50 per cent Terylene.
mysteriously, as she returned to the paper, while I regained an upright position, so that she could see that I was kitted for action in Terylene boxer shorts, printed in a brilliant tartan of the sort once favoured by Bonnie Prince Charlie and, more recently, by any broken, gin-breathed Scottish comedian, who thinks that he can enliven a variety bill by periodically shouting, "Stop your tickling, Jock".
Phthalates were first made in the 1850s but chemists developed them into a polyester for crease-free Terylene and Crimplene clothes in the 1940s.