Adjective "aramid" definition and examples

(Aramid may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈaramɪd/

Definitions and examples

noun

Any of a class of synthetic polyamides that are formed from aromatic monomers, and yield fibres of exceptional strength and thermal stability.
  1. 'The helmet shell is a one-piece composite structure made up of multiple levels of Kevlar® aramid fiber.'
  2. 'It is largely made from carbon and aramid, which replaces fibreglass and is said to be much stronger and lighter.'

More definitions

1. any of a class of synthetic aromatic long-chain polyamides capable of extrusion into fibers having resistance to high temperatures and great strength.

More examples(as adjective)

"prices can be aramid."

"fibres can be aramid."

Origin

1970s: from aromatic + polyamide.