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A polymer containing repeated amide groups, as in various kinds of nylon.
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(ˌpɒlɪˈæmaɪd; -mɪd)
(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of synthetic polymeric materials containing recurring -CONH- groups. See also nylon
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(ˌpɒl iˈæm aɪd, -ɪd)

a polymer in which the monomer units are linked together by the amide group –CONH–.
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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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[ˌpɒlɪˈæmaɪd] npoliammide f
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