two-ply Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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two-plyadjective, noun [U]

uk   us   /ˈtuːˌplaɪ/
Two-ply ​material, ​wood, or ​wool consists of two ​layers or two sets of ​thread for ​addedthickness or ​strength.
(Definition of two-ply from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “two-ply”
in Chinese (Simplified) (材料或木板)双层的, (毛线)双股的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (材料或木板)雙層的, (毛線)雙股的…
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