In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Terylene masculine trademark
- Plaited terylene line is nice to hold on to, especially when you need to drag yourself back down to the hook to disengage it, or use it for a bit of underwater rock-climbing.
- It's also known as polyester, Dacron and terylene.
- He wore a navy blazer with gilt buttons, smooth tubes of grey terylene trousers, a red and blue striped tie.
- Splash out for terylene and enjoy the difference between that and rough polypropylene.
- Developments in long-chain polymer chemistry during the middle decades of the 20th cent. gave rise to many products: polythene, nylon, and terylene.
- This is the type of reaction used to form polyesters such as terylene and nylon.
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