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A polymer containing repeated amide groups, as in various kinds of nylon.
(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)
a polymer in which the monomer units are linked together by the amide group –CONH–.
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|Noun||1.||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