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Nylon vs. Satin

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Main Difference

The main difference between Nylon and Satin is that the Nylon is a family of synthetic polymers originally developed as textile fibers and smooth, lustrous fabric, usually of silk or synthetic fiber, woven with a long-float satin binding in warp or weft.

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Wikipedia
  • Nylon (noun)

    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.

  • Nylon (noun)

    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."

  • Satin (noun)

    A cloth woven from silk, nylon or polyester with a glossy surface and a dull back. (The same weaving technique applied to cotton produces cloth termed sateen).

  • Satin (adjective)

    Semi-glossy. Particularly describing a type of paint.

Wiktionary
  • Nylon (noun)

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

  • Nylon (noun)

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

  • Nylon (noun)

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

  • Satin (noun)

    A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.

Webster Dictionary
  • Nylon (noun)

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

  • Nylon (noun)

    a synthetic fabric

  • Satin (noun)

    a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

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