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polyamide

polyamide

noun poly·am·ide \ˌpä-lē-ˈa-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of POLYAMIDE

:  a compound characterized by more than one amide group; especially :  a polymeric amide (as nylon)

Origin of POLYAMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1929

polyamide

noun poly·am·ide \ˌpäl-ē-ˈam-ˌīd, -əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYAMIDE

:  a compound characterized by more than one amide group; especially :  a polymer containing a long chain of amides

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