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Carothers

[kuh-ruhth -erz] /kəˈrʌð ərz/
noun
1.
Wallace Hume, 1896–1937, U.S. chemist: associated with the invention of synthetic nylon material.
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Carothers
  (kə-rŭ'ərz)   
American chemist who developed the synthetic material nylon, which was patented in 1937.
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