PVC


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PVC

abbr.
1. photovoltaic cell
2. polyvinyl chloride
3. premature ventricular contraction

PVC

abbreviation for
(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

PVC

polyvinyl chloride.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PVC - a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables
polyvinyl resin, vinyl polymer, vinyl resin - a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group
2.PVC - irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation
arrhythmia, cardiac arrhythmia - an abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
Translations
PVC

PVC

N ABBR =polyvinyl chloridePVC m

PVC

[ˌpiːviːˈsiː] n abbr (=polyvinyl chloride) → PVC m

PVC

abbr of polyvinyl chloridePVC nt

PVC

[ˌpiːviːˈsiː] n abbr =polyvinyl chloridePVC

PVC

abbr premature ventricular contraction. V. contraction.
References in periodicals archive ?
PVC is generally acknowledged for use in adaptable restorative items (dialysis, blood, pee and discharge sacks, blood tubing for hemodialysis, intravenous arrangement scattering set, catheters, contact lenses, gloves, as well as for drug product storage and packaging) [11].
The bad degradation of PVC occurred in the present of these cross-linking agents during the process of NBR cross-linking.
The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association developed the brochure to help define the trenchless uses for PVC pipe, along with its advantages for each application
Color concentrates for polyolefins, styrenes, and PVC for use in film and sheets extrusion, wire and cable, blow and injection molding.
Worse yet, because it contains a variety of additives and lacks a uniform composition, PVC is far less recyclable than other plastics.
Quite often parents classified PVC as linoleum or cork.
Drinking water is carried by several types of code-approved piping, mainly copper, pex, iron, and PVC.
Greenpeace believes that PVC is the most environmentally damaging of all plastics because of the toxic chlorine resin used and the dioxins released during its production.
Despite the sharp increase in the export of PVC resin, the average export price actually dropped quite considerably, from US$ 795.
Banning the use in new PVC products of additives which are harmful to health and the environment; - Keeping PVC waste out of waste incineration plants, where possible; - Finding substitutes, where possible, for PVC products which are difficult to separate from other waste in the waste flow, to avoid PVC in waste incineration plants; - Developing new treatment technologies to promote recycling of PVC waste; - Collecting and recycling recyclable PVC; - Discouraging recycling of PVC containing heavy metals.
Health Canada's warning contained a list of teethers and rattles which do not contain PVC plasticizers, not those that do.
At room temperature Alcryn can be bonded to PVC with commercial PVC pipe cement at room temperature, using the following procedure: