An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

polyesters
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Polymers of organic acids and alcohols, with ester linkages, usually polyethylene terephthalate; can be cured into hard plastic, films or tapes, or fibers which can be woven into fabrics, meshes or velours.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2014
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/59104.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/59104
Broader Term
polymers
Narrower Term
biopolyesters
polyethylene terephthalates
polyhydroxyalkanoates
Related Term
synthetic fibers
Spanish
poliésteres
Term Number
59104