Definition of polyamide in English:

polyamide

Syllabification: pol·y·am·ide
Pronunciation: /ˌpälēˈamīd
 
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noun

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 fibers such as nylon.
More example sentences
  • Generically known as a group of polyamides, nylon is chemically distinguished by its amide linkages to two aromatic rings.
  • One polymer that is widely used for extruded balloon catheters is polyamide (nylon).
  • Examples of polymers produced in this way include polyesters, polyamides, polyurethanes, polyethers, and polysulfones.

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