nylonnoun [ U ]uk /ˈnaɪ.lɒn/ us /ˈnaɪ.lɑːn/
- Many polymers, such as nylon, are artificial.
- Guitar strings nowadays are made from steel or nylon.
- Her nightdress was made of brushed nylon .
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(Definition of “nylon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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