nylons : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon or rayon or silk)
  • n  a thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  • n  a synthetic fabric

  • My employee handbook offers no guidelines, so I'm left with my own interpretation: no nylons (like 39% of American women, I haven't worn a pair in more than a year), but then again .
  • Part 4 consists of a ruthlessly precise forensic catalog of those killings, complete with torn nylons and hematomas and vaginal swabs, mingled together with the stories of the .
  • For soft-sided bags, opt for materials like ballistic or Cordura nylons, which stand up to slashing and tearing better than leather or canvas.
News & Articles

  • Evonik develops sterilizable, transparent polyamide 12
    At K 2013 in Düsseldorf, Germany, Evonik Industries introduced a new transparent polyamide that can be steam sterilized, closing the performance gap between polyamides (nylons) and polysulfone. There's a trend toward higher-performing polymers in healthcare applications because sterilization processes "are becoming more aggressive. Polycarbonate and ABS are often not sufficient," said Christiane ...
    Oct. 25, 2013 - PlasticsToday.com

  • Jennifer Hudson in Chicago Tribune
    It makes you look like you have nylons on,said Hudson, the 25-year-old singing star of "Dreamgirls" and "American Idol." "But now every little impression counts."
  • Jennifer Granholm in CBS News
    The ones wearing nylons and high-heeled shoes, these high heels and others like them have carried a lot of weight for first women everywhere,Granholm said as she held up one of her own shoes. "I just have to say that for all of those who...
  • Philip Pullman in Chicago Sun-Times
    A child becoming aware of the coming of sexual attraction, of the changing nature of her own body, of lipstick and nylons -- for Lewis this was a thing of horror,Pullman says. "It was preferable for him to kill off all these characters...

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