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Composites Terminology Database

This glossary is not an exhaustive list, however it does contain the majority of terms used in the composites industry and as part of the management of our website, it is updated on a continual basis.

The terms are accessed by clicking on the appropriate letter below, all the terms beginning with the letter Q can be found below.

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Terms Q

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quasi-isotropic laminate
Approximating isotropy by orientation of plies in several directions.