Definition of polyamide
: a compound characterized by more than one amide group; especially : a polymeric amide (such as nylon)
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The new store is dripping with bralettes, soft polyamide mosses growing rampant.
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Origin and Etymology of polyamide
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1929See Words from the same year
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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