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Meaning of "Crimplene" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CRIMPLENE

Crimplene  [ˈkrɪmpliːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRIMPLENE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Crimplene is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRIMPLENE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Crimplene

Crimplene

Crimplene is a thick yarn used to make a fabric of the same name. The resulting cloth is heavy, wrinkle-resistant and retains its shape well. Britain's defunct ICI Fibres Laboratory developed the fibre in the early 1950s and named it after the Crimple Valley in which the company was situated. Crimplene was used in garments that required a permanently pressed look, such as skirts and trousers.

Definition of Crimplene in the English dictionary

The definition of Crimplene in the dictionary is ® a synthetic material similar to Terylene, characterized by its crease-resistance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRIMPLENE


Abilene
ˈæbɪˌliːn
berline
bəˈliːn
clean
kliːn
colleen
ˈkɒliːn
ethylene
ˈɛθɪˌliːn
gasoline
ˈɡæsəˌliːn
house-clean
ˈhaʊsˌkliːn
Kathleen
ˈkæθˌliːn
lean
liːn
Magdalene
ˈmæɡdəˌliːn
methylene
ˈmɛθɪˌliːn
polyethylene
ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪˌliːn
polypropylene
ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
praline
ˈprɑːliːn
proline
ˈprəʊliːn
propylene
ˈprəʊpɪˌliːn
spleen
spliːn
tourmaline
ˈtʊəməˌliːn
unclean
ʌnˈkliːn
Vaseline
ˈvæsɪˌliːn

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRIMPLENE

acetylene
butylene
diethylene
gasolene
Hellene
hexylene
isobutylene
Mary Magdalene
naphthalene
paraselene
phenylene
polytetrafluoroethylene
scalene
Selene
silene
squalene
Terylene
tetrafluoroethylene
trimethylene
xylene

Synonyms and antonyms of Crimplene in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Crimplene» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRIMPLENE

Find out the translation of Crimplene to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Crimplene from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Crimplene» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Crimplene
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Crimplene
570 millions of speakers

English

Crimplene
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Crimplene
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

Crimplene
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Crimplene
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Crimplene
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Crimplene
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Crimplene
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crimplene
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Crimplene
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Crimplene
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Crimplene
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crimplene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Crimplene
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Crimplene
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रिमप्लेन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Crimplene
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Crimplene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Crimplene
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Crimplene
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Crimplene
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Crimplene
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Crimplene
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Crimplene
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Crimplene
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Crimplene

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIMPLENE»

The term «Crimplene» is normally little used and occupies the 149.416 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRIMPLENE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Crimplene» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Crimplene» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Crimplene

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIMPLENE»

Discover the use of Crimplene in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Crimplene and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Everyday Fashions of the 20th Century
Heavy Crimplene, a tubular machine-knitted fabric, sometimes textured, had sculptural possibilities for untrimmed dresses and tunics. It was even used for evening dresses in princess- line styles, both short and, after 1 969, long.
Avril Lansdell, 1999
2
Modern Polyesters: Chemistry and Technology of Polyesters ...
Marketing by brand name remained important in most sectors until about 1970. A particularly interesting example is the trade name Crimplene, which was introduced by ICI in 1959 to describe a bulked continuous-filament polyester yarn made ...
John Scheirs, Timothy E. Long, 2005
3
Adopted: Twins! (Mills & Boon Cherish) (Parents Wanted - Book 3)
Crazy in her oversized crimplene and curls that he suspected would tangle two minutes after brushing. But she also looked sort of vulnerable. And underneath the crazy crimplene and riot of fair curls, she looked very, very lovely... 'You were  ...
Marion Lennox, 2011
4
The Prince's Outback Bride (Mills & Boon Cherish)
Crimplene made him feel ill. 'Where can I buy somewood totideus over?' he said, trying very hard to keepanger outofhisvoice. 'We havebarbecue packs,' the checkout lady said. She also seemed unsure, casting anervous glance at Crimplene ...
Marion Lennox, 2012
5
Fashion and Age: Dress, the Body and Later Life
She summed up what she hated with energy: I would avoid pleated skirts. I would avoid Crimplene trousers. I'd avoid check trousers of any description. I would avoid dresses that come down here. [pointing to her mid calf] She was determined ...
Julia Twigg, 2013
6
Textiles in Sport
Polyester textured yarns, branded `Crimplene', were launched in 1959. Crimplene's `performance, aesthetic properties, quick drying and resistance to crease and wear all contributed to its success'. Austin states that the `Crimplene boom' ...
R Shishoo, 2005
7
Kenya Gazette
... CRIMPLENE (To be associated with Nos 10307, 10309 and 10310) Natute of goods — All goods included in Class 24 (Schedule III) Name of applicant — Imperial Chemical Industries Limited Address — Imperial Chemical House, Millbank ...
8
The Doctor's Special Touch (Mills & Boon Modern)
Crimplene was very hard to escape, especially when Crimplene was intent on smothering you. Ally was enfolded in a bosom so ample she'd never felt anything like it, and it took her a few valiant tries before she could finally find enough space ...
Marion Lennox, 2011
9
Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Dance: Conversations ...
We had a piece by Jacob Marley called Does Your Crimplene Go All Crusty When You Rub?, which was extremely successful. Itwas actuallythe work that got usnoticed asa company. A very odd piece, very muchof hismind. All ofus played ...
Matthew Bourne, Alastair Macaulay, 2011
10
The Structure of British Industry
In its attack on the market ICI created the Crimplene Club, named after ICI's brand name for the fibre. Only the member firms of this club were licensed to bulk Crimplene yarn, and in return these firms agreed to buy exclusively from ICI. Further ...
Peter Johnson, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRIMPLENE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Crimplene is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'I received handwritten death threats over playing Terry on Glenroe …
"It has acrylic carpets, crimplene curtains and it is falling down, but it is the most peaceful place. I was down there for three weeks on my own ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
1970s magazine adverts: Cast your mind back to the decade that …
If matching undies weren't your thing, maybe crimplene and terylene were your synthetic clothing materials of choice. That's if you didn't mind ... «ChronicleLive, Jun 15»
3
Paris jamboree for Europe's inventors
... that made the machines that put the 'crimp' into Crimplene- the terrible sweat inducing yarns knitted into garments worn by our grandmothers! «The Engineer, Jun 15»
4
How to assemble the perfect travel outfit
There is smart yet comfortable, stylish yet laid-back, crease-proof yet not Crimplene. In short, there is denim. The dark denims fashionable at the ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
5
Fifi's Adventures: Winter warmth of the pre-loved kind
Racks featuring the latest '60s and '70s trends, and enough crimplene and polyester to dress the entire Osmond family. There's no excuse to ... «Toowoomba Chronicle, Jun 15»
6
The Evolution of the Tribal Print
And also the material came in crimplene and polyester whereas now we tend to favour cotton. "Prints in floral, abstracts and geometrics have ... «AllAfrica.com, May 15»
7
Elizabeth I as a tranny with Armaditude
Possibly it's the same audience they imagined would be whooping for Radioactive Crimplene, or whatever they call the Eurovision Song ... «The Sunday Times, May 15»
8
Boogaloo Stu Stages CRIMPLENE MILLIONAIRE at Brighton Fringe …
In a bid to rekindle the nation's affection, Derek is making a comeback with Crimplene Millionaire, his pilot TV gameshow which finally marks ... «Broadway World, May 15»
9
Matilda Lester: the Holtermann Nugget re-enactment in Hill End
Showing the Nugget is accompanied by a portrait of the artist, by Eugenie Solonov, in a crimplene dress and cardigan, looking distinctly ... «The Australian, May 15»
10
Final bell for Barrow boxer Ronnie
He also worked at the former Listers factories in Barrow where they manufactured wool, crimplene and carpets. “He was a born leader and ... «NW Evening Mail, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Crimplene [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crimplene>. Aug 2019 ».
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