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pol·y·pro·pyl·ene

 (pŏl′ē-prō′pə-lēn′)
n.
1. Any of various thermoplastic polymers of propylene. They are hard and tough, and are used to make molded articles and fibers.
2. A fabric of fibers made from any of these polymers.

pol′y·pro′pyl·ene′ adj.

polypropylene

(ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of various tough flexible synthetic thermoplastic materials made by polymerizing propylene and used for making moulded articles, laminates, bottles, pipes, and fibres for ropes, bristles, upholstery, and carpets. Systematic name: polypropene

pol•y•pro•pyl•ene

(ˌpɒl iˈproʊ pəˌlin)

n.
a plastic polymer of propylene, (C3H5)n, used chiefly for molded parts, electrical insulation, packaging, and fibers for wearing apparel.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polypropylene - a polymer of propylene used as a thermoplastic molding material
plastic - generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
Translations

polypropylene

[ˌpɒlɪˈprɒpɪliːn] Npolipropileno m

polypropylene

[ˌpɒliˈprəʊpɪliːn] npolypropylène m

polypropylene

nPolypropylen nt

polypropylene

[ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪˌliːn] npolipropilene m

polypropylene

n polipropileno
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The text of the patent refers to biaxially oriented polypropylene film as an embodiment of the invention, which it claims is unique in that certain other referenced (prior art) patents for production of laminated or embossed films 'do not disclose biaxially oriented film.
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Plastic Film and Sheets in Thousand Tons and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Polyethylene Films {High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Films, Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) Films, & Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) Films)}, Polypropylene Films {Oriented Polypropylene Films (OPP) Films}, Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Films, & Non-Oriented Propylene (Non-OPP) Films}, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Films, and High Performance Films {Nylon Films, Polyester/Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Films, & Other High Performance Films).
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