Meaning of polyester
Pronunciation: (pol'ē-es"tur, pol"ē-es'tur), [key]
- a polymer in which the monomer units are linked together by the group –COO–, usually formed by polymerizing a polyhydric alcohol with a polybasic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of resins, plastics, and textile fibers.
- Also calleda fabric made from such textile fibers.
- polyester (Thesaurus)