Spandex meaning

spăndĕks
An elastic fiber, chiefly a synthetic polymer of polyurethane, used in girdles, swimsuits, etc.
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A synthetic fibre known for its exceptional elasticity.
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Clothing made from such material.
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A synthetic fiber or fabric made from a polymer containing polyurethane, used in the manufacture of elastic clothing.
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Of or relating to spandex or its elastic qualities.
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Origin of spandex

  • Alteration of expand

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Coined as an anagram of the word expands

    From Wiktionary