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nylon

Pronunciation: /ˈnaɪlɑːn; ˈnaɪlɒn/

Translation of nylon in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (fabric) nylon (masculine) this shirt is (made of) nylon esta camisa es de nylon (before noun/delante del nombre) [shirt/stockings] de nylon
    Example sentences
    • They found these blue and gray nylon fibers in Westerfield's home and two dozen of them in and around her body.
    • The fuel cells in the tanker are made of nylon fabric less than one-sixteenth of an inch thick.
    • The inquest heard that the blue nylon rope had been woven through the loops of a trellis attached to a gazebo rather than tied.
    1.2
    (nylons plural)
    [dated/anticuado] medias (feminine plural) de nylon

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