nylon

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a tough, elastic synthetic polymer with molecules containing recurring amide groups

Cars & Driving

  • noun a tough, versatile, synthetic material; can be used in sheet, fibre, or solid form

Electronics

  • A strong and flexible synthetic thermoplastic that is highly impact-resistant, and which absorbs very little moisture. It has high tensile strength, has electrical insulation properties, and is available in many forms, including sheets and molded plastics.
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