Polyester vs Terylene - What's the difference?

polyester | terylene |


As nouns the difference between polyester and terylene

is that polyester is any polymer whose monomers are linked together by ester bonds while terylene is a polymer, polyethylene terephthalate (pet), used for making thread and cloth.

As a adjective polyester

is of, or consisting of polyesters.

polyester

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any polymer whose monomers are linked together by ester bonds
  • A material or fabric made from polyester polymer
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, or consisting of polyesters
  • Anagrams

    * *

    terylene

    English

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A polyester fabric, polyethylene terephthalate.
  • Synonyms

    * Dacron

    See also

    * terylene