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nylon

noun [U]  us   /ˈnɑɪ·lɑn/
an artificial substance used esp. to make clothes, ropes, and brushes: The fishing line is made of nylon and it’s very strong. Nylons are women’s nylon stockings : [pl] Most women these days wear pantyhose instead of nylons.
Translations of “nylon”
in Arabic نايلون…
in Korean 나이론…
in Malaysian nilon…
in French (de/en) nylon…
in Turkish naylon…
in Italian nylon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尼龍…
in Russian нейлон…
in Polish nylon…
in Vietnamese ni lông…
in Spanish (de) nilón/nailon…
in Portuguese náilon…
in Thai เส้นใยไนล่อน…
in German das Nylon…
in Catalan niló…
in Japanese ナイロン…
in Indonesian nilon…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尼龙…
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