American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A polymer containing repeated amide groups, as in various kinds of nylon.
- n. chemistry Any of a range of polymers containing amide (or peptide) repeat units; examples include proteins and nylon
- n. a polymer containing repeated amide groups
“Nylon is sometimes called polyamide or polyamid, especially on yarn labels from foreign countries.”
“Editor's Note: Nylon, which was discovered in the 1930s by DuPont, is commonly called polyamide in Europe”
“(It) is rarely made up of 100 percent cotton like French handmade lace, and is supplemented with chemicals such as polyamide, which produces cheaper thread," she said.”
“The Hammer and Song, Peter Macapia fabricated with polyamide through fusion”
“When refracted through the translucency of the polyamide petals, the LEDs produce lovely patterns and variances of light.”
“The stools are made from recyclable plastic and wrapped with polyamide-jersey base cloth which is both waterproof and UV resistant.”
“Mr. Collins took issue with an inventive but poorly executed Comme des Garçons for H&M asymmetrical skirt ($79) made of boiled wool, cotton and polyamide.”
“Alessi's rounded, stainless-steel penguin teapot (Marcuse, 617-932-9444. $190) also has legs, little green polyamide ones, on which it seems to perch expectantly.”
“The Stitch Witchery website offers this: “Stitch Witchery is a polyamide fusible web that permanently bonds two layers of fabric together.””
“They are actually printing out the final piece that gets delivered to the customer using a great big EOSINT polyamide laser sintering machine a.k.a. the magic 3-d printer.”
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"Any of numerous natural and synthetic compounds of usually high molecular weight consisting of up to millions of repeated linked units, each a relatively light and simple molecule."
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