Polyester meaning

pŏlē-ĕstər, pŏlē-ĕstər
Any of numerous synthetic polymers produced chiefly by reaction of dicarboxylic acids with dihydric alcohols and used primarily as light, strong, weather-resistant resins in boat hulls, textile fibers, adhesives, and molded parts.
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A wrinkle-resistant fabric of fibers made from any of these resins.
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Any of several polymeric synthetic resins formed chiefly by condensing polyhydric alcohols with dibasic acids: used in making plastics, fibers, etc.
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Fabric made of these fibers.
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Any of various mostly synthetic polymers that are light, strong resins resistant to weather and corrosion. Polyesters are long chains of esters and are used to make fibers and plastics. They are thermosetting. Some polyesters, such as suberin, occur naturally.
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Any polymer whose monomers are linked together by ester bonds.
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A material or fabric made from polyester polymer.
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Of, or consisting of polyesters.
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