Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12694

\wāst\ n [ME waste, wast; in sense 1, fr. ONF wast, fr. wast, adj., desolate, waste fr. L vastus; in other senses, fr. ME wasten to waste] (13c) By-products created in the manufacture of fibers, yarns, and fabrics.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA