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spandex

[′span‚deks]
(textiles)
An elastic synthetic fiber; usually provides a core around which other fibers are wound.
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Rollsroller AB Marketing Director Markus Ryberg says: Our global relationship with Spandex is strong, so we are pleased to extend this to cover Australia.
As of the end of 2012, there were more than 30 spandex manufacturing enterprises in China with the overall production capacity of 520,000 tons.
Spandex is available to read on iPad, iPhone, Web, Android and Kindle Fire, exclusively through the COMIXOLOGY app and COMIXOLOGY.
It was the desire to save money and have more control over my costumes that led me to get started in spandex costume way back when I was only 11 years old.
I think he should embrace AMHID, get some rubber bracelets, cash in with a drug-company sponsor, do a few confessional commercials and -- for goodness sakes -- get out of that spandex and put on some real pants.
Fields of application are said to include high performance wood coating, synthetic leather, coating magnetic tapes (audio, video), coating for security glass, adding chlorine resistance to spandex fibers, coating with high UV resistance, adhesives and sealants, and reactive hot melts.
My mom refuses to let me wear a thong under my Spandex shorts for volleyball, saying it's bad hygiene.
The comfortable and lightweight Lycra Spandex sleeves have padded pillows that provide a buffer zone from stray balls, according to the company.
announced a corporate restructuring and the shutdown of the spandex stretch fibres personal care operations at its Maitland, ON, site as part of its parent company's worldwide workforce reduction.
Complete with his trademark spandex suit, Superman returns, in the form of pumped up actor Brandon Routh.
The Outsiders wear spandex uniforms and battle familiar comic book foes like The Joker.
While they have enough chops to make Yngwie Malmsteen wet his pants, they don't wear spandex or twirl their hair.