Definition of nylon noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    nylon

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    NAmE//ˈnaɪlɑn//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] a very strong artificial material, used for making clothes, rope, brushes, etc. a nylon fishing line This material is 45% nylon.
  2. 2nylons [plural] (old-fashioned) women's stockings or pantyhose made of nylon
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