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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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MX-Nylon also offers superior gas barrier properties against oxygen and carbon dioxide compared to all commercially available polyamides, as well as ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers, acrylonitrile copolymers, and polyvinylidene chloride copolymers.
MX-Nylon also offers gas barrier properties against oxygen and carbon dioxide compared with all commercially available polyamides, as well as ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers, acrylonitrile copolymers, and polyvinylidene chloride copolymers.
The early form of polyamides displayed several problems, such as high water absorption, discoloration tendency, surface roughness, bacterial contamination, and difficulty in polishing.