vinyl polymer

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

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Chem.
any of a group of compounds derived by polymerization from vinyl compounds, as vinyl acetate and styrene.

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vinyl polymer,
any one of a group of compounds formed by the polymerization of compounds that contain the radical vinyl.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • vinyl polymer — Chem. any of a group of compounds derived by polymerization from vinyl compounds, as vinyl acetate and styrene. * * * …   Universalium

  • vinyl polymer — /vaɪnəl ˈpɒləmə/ (say vuynuhl poluhmuh) noun one of a group of compounds derived from vinyl compounds such as vinyl acetate, styrene, etc., by polymerisation, forming plastics and resins of high molecular weight …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vinyl (disambiguation) — Vinyl can refer to the following: * Vinyl, a class of organic molecules * Vinyl polymer, a group of polymers derived from vinyl monomers * Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a particular vinyl polymer * Vinyl sidingIn Film:* Vinyl (1965 film), a film… …   Wikipedia

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  • Vinyl — A vinyl compound is any organic compound that contains a vinyl group (also called ethenyl), −CH=CH2. These are derivatives of ethene, CH2=CH2, with one hydrogen atom substituted with some other group.A related phrase is vinylidene which stands… …   Wikipedia

  • vinyl resin — noun a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group • Syn: ↑vinyl polymer, ↑polyvinyl resin • Hypernyms: ↑synthetic resin • Hyponyms: ↑polyvinyl acetate, ↑PVA, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vinyl — /ˈvaɪnəl / (say vuynuhl) noun 1. any of various vinyl polymers, especially that used in the making of gramophone records. 2. Colloquial records, viewed collectively: I ve got vinyl and no CDs. –adjective 3. Chemistry of or relating to, or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Vinyl chloride — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • vinyl resin — ☆ vinyl resin n. a polymer formed from vinyl compounds, used with other resins, plasticizers, etc. to produce various solid vinyl plastics …   English World dictionary

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