polyamide

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

Definition of polyamide

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

Origin and Etymology of polyamide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1929


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polyamide

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noun poly·am·ide \ˌpäl-ē-ˈam-ˌīd, -əd\

Medical Definition of polyamide

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


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