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Noun: nylons  'nI,lónz
  1. Women's stockings made from a sheer material (nylon, rayon or silk)
    - nylon stocking, rayons, rayon stocking, silk stocking
Noun: nylon  'nI,lón
  1. A thermoplastic polyamide; a family of strong resilient synthetic fibers
  2. A group of synthetic fabrics, known generically as aliphatic polyamides

Type of: cloth, fabric, man-made fiber [US], man-made fibre [Brit, Cdn], material, polyamide, polymeric amide, stocking, synthetic fiber [US], synthetic fibre [Brit, Cdn], textile

Encyclopedia: Nylons