Meaning of Kevlar in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɛvlɑː/


mass noun Trademark
  • A synthetic fibre of high tensile strength used especially as a reinforcing agent in the manufacture of tyres and other rubber products.

    ‘The composite stock is made of carbon fiber, reinforced with Kevlar.’
    • ‘Wilson describes the polymer as one of the latest nylon compounds that is reinforced with fiberglass and Kevlar.’
    • ‘The nanotube fibers are also stronger than spider silk and Kevlar, meaning they can support more weight.’
    • ‘In Kevlar it's the good alignment of molecules that generates the high strength.’
    • ‘Weight for weight, spider silk is stronger than steel and any manmade fiber like Kevlar.’