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Lycra

[lahy-kruh] /ˈlaɪ krə/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of spandex.
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British Dictionary definitions for Lycra

Lycra

/ˈlaɪkrə/
noun
1.
trademark a type of synthetic elastic fabric and fibre used for tight-fitting garments, such as swimming costumes
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Word Origin and History for Lycra

elastic polyurethane fiber, 1955, proprietary name (registered by E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.) of an elastic polyurethane fiber.

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