A resilient, synthetic fiber that can withstand high temperatures and outdoor exposure. Dinitrile is made into a soft, deep piled fabric and used for sweater, suits and coats. It is also used to make imitation fur.
Synonyms and Related Terms
vinylidene nitrile; dinitrile fibre (Br.); Darlan [B.F.Goodrich]
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942