English version

nylon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Material & textiles
nylonny‧lon /ˈnaɪlɒn $ -lɑːn/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 TIM[uncountable] a strong artificial material that is used to make plastics, clothes, rope etc 🔊 nylon fabric 🔊 The tent was made of nylon.2 nylons
Examples from the Corpus
nylonnylon threada nylon backpackA nylon webbing strap is wrapped around the frame and is then tightened using a ratchet action of the clamp head.The upper is made from breathable nylon mesh with man-made leather reinforcements.The groundsheet is made from pu coated nylon and all the joining tapes are sealed.The upper is made from nylon mesh and a synthetic leather, with hytrel support straps at the forefoot.This handy bag is made of a strong, lightweight nylon material.I put on a singlet and a pair of nylon running shorts.Another time Mrs Saulitis showed me a pair of nylon stockings, the first nylon stockings anyone had seen, anywhere.Pounces that involved physical contact with the nylon model were considered pseudo matings.
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