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Nylon vs. Polypropylene

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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.

Polypropylenenoun

A thermoplastic resin made by the polymerization of propylene, and used for films, fibres, or moulding materials. Also known as polypropene.

Nylonnoun

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

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

Polypropylenenoun

a polymer of propylene used as a thermoplastic molding material

Nylonnoun

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

Polypropylenenoun

a synthetic resin which is a polymer of propylene, used chiefly for films, fibres, or moulding materials

‘high-impact polypropylene’; ‘polypropylene underwear’;

Nylonnoun

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

Polypropylene

Polypropylene (PP), also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications. It is produced via chain-growth polymerization from the monomer propylene.

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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