Definition of 'nylon'
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They had the most awful nylon sheets. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He advised cooks to inspect their grills and food or use nylon brushes. The Sun (2016)They went to a shop and bought nylon rope and two ski masks. The Sun (2008)Remove the drawer and scrub the solution on to the roof of the dispenser compartment using a nylon brush. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Finally, pass the oil through a piece of fine gauze or nylon stocking. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)He wore a white nylon shirt and a tie and he was always with Mira. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A little nylon mesh bag is placed over the curls to keep them in place. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's the difference between sleeping on cheap nylon sheets or expensive Egyptian cotton with a high thread count. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They can also be used to make nylon ropes and safety gear for people who want to climb The Shard. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'nylon'
British English: nylon /ˈnaɪlɒn/ NOUN
Nylon is a strong, flexible, artificial material.
Green nylon nets were piled up on the beach.
- American English: nylon
- Arabic: نَايْلُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: náilon
- Chinese: 尼龙
- Croatian: najlon
- Czech: nylon
- Danish: nylon
- Dutch: nylon
- European Spanish: nylon
- Finnish: nailon
- French: nylon
- German: Nylon
- Greek: νάιλον
- Italian: nylon
- Japanese: ナイロン
- Korean: 나일론
- Norwegian: nylon
- Polish: nylon
- European Portuguese: nylon
- Romanian: nailon
- Russian: нейлон
- Spanish: nylon
- Swedish: nylon
- Thai: เส้นใยไนล่อน
- Turkish: naylon
- Ukrainian: нейлон
- Vietnamese: nilông
Definition of nylon from the Collins English Dictionary
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