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pol·y·am·ide

 (pŏl′ē-ăm′īd′)
n.
A polymer containing repeated amide groups, as in various kinds of nylon.

polyamide

(ˌpɒlɪˈæmaɪd; -mɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of synthetic polymeric materials containing recurring -CONH- groups. See also nylon

pol•y•am•ide

(ˌpɒl iˈæm aɪd, -ɪd)

n.
a polymer in which the monomer units are linked together by the amide group –CONH–.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.polyamide - a polymer containing repeated amide groups
nylon - a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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polyamide

[ˌpɒlɪˈæmaɪd] npoliammide f
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Many of the components such as interiors, fuel systems, and under the hood components are now being designed using polyamides as engineering thermoplastics.
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Processors have to either compromise on productivity, or obtain improved process-ability by blending the PA6 with special, and more expensive, amorphous polyamides or polyamide copolymers.
Processors have to either compromise on productivity, or obtain improved processability by blending the PA6 with special, and more expensive, amorphous polyamides or polyamide copolymers.
Arkema intends the new castor oil production venture to provide the company with long-term, secure, and competitive access to castor oil for the manufacture of Arkema's biosourced specialty polyamides.
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The company says what has made the polyamide-12 molding compound so popular is its superior properties over those of other polyamides used as barrier layers in flexible pipes.
In pursuit of these goals, Rhodia's Technyl polyamides were considered ideal materials for components such as the air intake manifold and cooling fans in the engine compartment, fuel filler pipes, pedals, gear lever housing and rear mirror support.