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brush1 a device made of stiff hairs, such as nylon or animal hair, fastened into a handle, for grooming, painting, scrubbing, and the like. [1/8 definitions]
cloth material woven of spun threads of cotton, wool, nylon, or the like; fabric. [1/3 definitions]
denier2 a unit of weight, indicating the fineness of yarns such as silk, rayon, or nylon, equal to one gram per 9000 meters of yarn. [1/2 definitions]
knapsack a carrying bag worn on the back and made of leather, canvas, nylon, or the like.
marquisette a light sheer fabric of cotton, nylon, rayon, or silk, used for curtains, mosquito netting, or the like.
monofilament a single thick filament of a synthetic fiber such as nylon.
nylon (pl.) women's hose made of nylon. [1/3 definitions]
plissť a puckered, crinkled texture in cotton or nylon that is created by treating the fabric with a caustic soda solution. [1/2 definitions]
polymer a natural or synthetic compound, such as polyethylene or nylon, that is of high molecular weight and is composed of repeated links of simple molecules.
ripstop nylon a nylon fabric in which extra threads have been woven into the pattern to strengthen the fabric and reduce the likelihood of or damage from runs or tears in it.
rope a strong, flexible, usu. thick and heavy line of twisted or braided hemp, nylon, or similar material. [1/8 definitions]
taffeta a crisp shiny fabric made of various materials such as silk, nylon, or rayon.
tent a portable shelter made of canvas, nylon, plastic, or the like, usu. supported by poles and often stretched out with ropes and fastened to the ground with pegs. [1/5 definitions]
tricot a plain warp-knit fabric such as nylon or polyester, used esp. for underwear. [1/2 definitions]
tulle a thin, netlike cloth of silk, rayon, nylon, or acetate, used esp. for veils, evening gowns, and ballet costumes.
Velcro trademark for a fastening device consisting of a strip of nylon tape with tiny hooklike loops that attach to a strip with a matted surface, used esp. on clothing and cloth furnishings.