vinyl resin

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

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1. : any of a large group of thermoplastic resinous materials containing the recurring group −CH2CHX− and consisting essentially of polymers or copolymers of vinyl compounds (as vinyl chloride or vinyl acetate) and sometimes including polyvinylidene compounds — compare polyvinyl acetal, polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl chloride

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vinyl resin,
any one of a group of thermoplastic, synthetic resins produced by polymerizing a compound, such as vinyl acetate, that contains the vinyl radical; polyvinyl resin. Vinyl resins are much used for adhesives, floor coverings, toys, molded articles, phonograph records, and surface coatings.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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