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 (such as nylon)

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polyamide

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

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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