polyamide

noun
poly·​am·​ide | \ ˌpä-lē-ˈa-ˌmīd How to pronounce polyamide (audio) , -məd\

Definition of polyamide

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

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The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 Among the particles the researchers detected were varnish, different types of rubber, polyethylene (the kind of plastic in grocery bags) and polyamide (a component of materials like nylon and Kevlar). Los Angeles Times, "Microplastic in the atmosphere is making its way to the pristine Arctic," 15 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "Japan just made its trade dispute with South Korea a lot more serious," 2 Aug. 2019 The materials — fluorinated polyamides, photoresists and hydrogen fluoride — are used to make computer chips, among other things. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "The Japan-South Korea trade spat is getting worse. That's bad news for the tech industry," 26 July 2019

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1929, in the meaning defined above

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polyamide

noun
poly·​am·​ide | \ ˌpäl-ē-ˈam-ˌīd, -əd How to pronounce polyamide (audio) \

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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