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Nylon vs. Polyamide

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Nylonnoun

Originally, the DuPont company trade name for polyamide, a copolymer whose molecules consist of alternating diamine and dicarboxylic acid monomers bonded together; now generically used for this type of polymer.

Polyamidenoun

(chemistry) Any of a range of polymers containing amide (or peptide) repeat units; examples include proteins and nylon.

Nylonnoun

(plurale tantum) A stocking originally fabricated from nylon; also used generically for any long, sheer stocking worn on a woman's legs.

β€˜They left the strip club when they discovered the ladies only stripped down to their nylons.’;

Polyamidenoun

a polymer containing repeated amide groups

Nylonnoun

Any of several thermoplastic polyamide plastics, comprising a family of high-strength resilient synthetic materials, used mostly in fibers.

Polyamidenoun

a synthetic polymer of a type made by the linkage of an amino group of one molecule and a carboxylic acid group of another, including many synthetic fibres such as nylon.

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Nylonnoun

A synthetic fabric consisting of fibers of nylon[wn1].

Polyamide

A polyamide is a polymer with repeating units linked by amide bonds.Polyamides occur both naturally and artificially. Examples of naturally occurring polyamides are proteins, such as wool and silk.

Nylonnoun

Stockings made of a thin form of nylon{2}, especially full-length stockings either sheer of of varying shades.

Nylonnoun

a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of high-strength resilient synthetic materials

Nylonnoun

a synthetic fabric

Nylon

Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers composed of polyamides (repeating units linked by amide links). Nylon is a silk-like thermoplastic, generally made from petroleum, that can be melt-processed into fibers, films, or shapes.

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