One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A polyester fibre, used chiefly to make clothes and soft furnishings.
- ‘The ground of each canvas consists of combat aircraft, scanned from photographs, enlarged and reprinted in their pixelated glory on Trevira, a synthetic fiber.’
- ‘And it's true: Most of us have unknowingly wolfed a burger ground from Koch beef, ridden on tires made from Koch's Trevira polyester, or escaped the rain beneath a roof covered, with Koch asphalt.’
- ‘With the look and feel of real silk, this Trevira is the closest we've seen to actual silk!’
1950s: of unknown origin.
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