polyvinyl resin

noun
a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group
Syn: ↑vinyl polymer, ↑vinyl resin
Hypernyms: ↑synthetic resin
Hyponyms:

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noun

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Chem.
any of the class of thermoplastic resins derived by the polymerization or copolymerization of a vinyl compound: used chiefly as adhesives, sizing agents, and coatings. Also called vinyl resin.
[1930-35]

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polyvinyl resin,
= vinyl resin. (Cf.vinyl resin)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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