Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

Carothers

[kuh-ruhth-erz]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun
  1. Wallace Hume,1896–1937, U.S. chemist: associated with the invention of synthetic nylon material.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for carothers

Contemporary Examples


carothers in Science

Carothers

[kə-rŭðərz]
  1. American chemist who developed the synthetic material nylon, which was patented in 1937.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.