NYLON

The portmanteau NYLON, also spelled NYLon or, less often, NY-Lon, starts with the concept of New York City, USA, and London, England, as twin cities — the financial and cultural capitals of the Anglo-American `world` — and takes the concept a step further, treating the two cities as `a single city separated by an ocean`. There is a communi...
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nylon

The first completely synthetic fiber developed. Known for its high strength and excellent resilience, nylon has superior abrasion resistance and high flexibility.
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Nylon

Nylon is a lightweight polymer set with heat during its creation, with the ability to withstand high temperatures and resist abrasion.
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Nylon

A class of polymers that is widely use in the clothing industry (amongst others). Their common feature is the presence of a -C(O)-NH- link between monomer units. This is also called a peptide bond. See Nylon 66 and Nylon 6.
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nylon

[n] - a thermoplastic polyamide 2. [n] - a synthetic fabric
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Nylon

A synthetic polymer used in the manufacture of fibres. DiscoveredPatented by Wallace Carothers, which he invented in 1934. Marketed by Du Pont in 1939.
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nylon

noun a synthetic fabric
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nylon

any synthetic plastic material composed of polyamides of high molecular weight and usually, but not always, manufactured as a fibre. Nylons were ... [15 related articles]
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Nylon

For Wire and Cable applications, Nylon, a thermoplastic compound, is used exclusively as a jacketing material. Nylon Jackets provide the insulation system a high degree of mechanical and chemical protection.
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nylon

Generic term for fiber made from synthetic polyamides extracted from coal and oil. It's used widely in outdoor clothing and gear.
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nylon

A group of polymers containing amide groups recurring in the chain. The commonest nylon is made by condensation of adipic acid and hexamethylene diamine. Nylon is chemically inert, heat-resistant, tough and very strong, and is extruded and drawn to make synthetic fibers, or cast and molded into bear...
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nylon

nylon, synthetic thermoplastic material characterized by strength, elasticity, resistance to abrasion and chemicals, low moisture absorbency, and capacity to be permanently set by heat. After 10 years of research E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company introduced nylon in 1938 as monofilaments for br...
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Nylon

Nylon is a synthetic long-chain polymer plastic similar in chemical structure to protein.
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nylon

Synthetic long-chain polymer similar in chemical structure to protein. Nylon was the first fully synthetic fibre. Made from petroleum, natural gas, air, and water, nylon was developed in 1935 by the US chemist W H Carothers and his associates, who worked for Du Pont. It is used in the manufacture of moulded articles, textiles, and medical sutur...
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Nylon

[magazine] Nylon is an American magazine and digital media company that focuses on pop culture and fashion. Its coverage includes art, beauty, music, design, celebrities, technology and travel. Its name references New York and London. Dana Fields is the Publisher and Marc Luzzatto is the executive chairman and principal owner. ==History== N...
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Nylon

Nylon is a generic designation for a family of synthetic polymers known generically as aliphatic polyamides, first produced on February 28, 1935, by Wallace Carothers at DuPont`s research facility at the DuPont Experimental Station. Nylon is one of the most commonly used polymers. Key representatives are nylon-6,6; nylon-6; nylon-6,9; nylon-6,10;....
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Nylon

Produced in 1938, the first completely synthetic fiber developed. Known for its high strength and excellent resilience, nylon has superior abrasion resistance and high flexibility.
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Nylon

Strong, elastic and quick-drying, this is abrasion-resistant thermoplastic material has good chemical resistance and blends with natural fibers for durability and stretch.
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Nylon

Produced in 1938, the first completely synthetic fiber developed. Known for its high strength and excellent resilience, nylon has superior abrasion resistance and high flexibility. A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain synthetic polyamide.
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Nylon

A fiber formed from long-chain polymeric amides.
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Nylon

A synthetic fiber known for its resistance to abrasion, inherent elasticity and strength which makes it ideal for use in upholstery fabrics. Nylon fabrics have a tendency to pill easily and to attract surface soil.
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Nylon

Produced in 1935 by DuPont, its the first completely synthetic fibre developed. Known for its high strength and excellent resilience, nylon has superior abrasion resistance and high flexibility.
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NYLON

Generic term for a man-made fiber made of long chain or synthetic polymides extracted coal and petroleum. Also known as the
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Nylon

Fabric made of manufactured polyamide fiber. Strong, resilient, and flexible.
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Nylon

Man made synthetic polymer fibre. Alternative name for polyamide.
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