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1. photovoltaic cell
2. polyvinyl chloride
3. premature ventricular contraction
(Elements & Compounds) polyvinyl chloride; a synthetic thermoplastic material made by polymerizing vinyl chloride. The properties depend on the added plasticizer. The flexible forms are used in hosepipes, insulation, shoes, garments, etc. Rigid PVC is used for moulded articles
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|Noun||1.||PVC - a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables|
|2.||PVC - irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation|