a fiber having resistance to high temperatures and great strength, formed from an aramid and used in materials for bulletproof vests and radial tires.
any of a class of synthetic aromatic long-chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength. noun any of a group of synthetic fire-resistant and strong polyamides used to make textiles or plastics Examples Kevlar(TM) and Twaron(TM) are aramid examples.
aramis American Rheumatism Association Medical Information System Historical Examples Athos heard him, and uttered an exclamation which made aramis start. The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere Unless, indeed, you are aramis’s representative for something of importance. Louise de la Valliere Alexandre Dumas, Pere “I wished to come here yesterday, but I was […]
adjective of or relating to the Aran Islands made of thick undyed wool with its natural oils retained: an Aran sweater Historical Examples Yeats found him in France in 1898 and advised him to go to the aran Islands, to live there as if he were one of the people. Modern British Poetry Various Mr. […]
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a group of three islands off the W central coast of Ireland. About 18 sq. mi. (47 sq. km). Historical Examples Yeats found him in France in 1898 and advised him to go to the Aran Islands, to live there as if he were one of the people. Modern British Poetry Various Mr. Balfour’s benefactions […]