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vi·nyl

 (vī′nəl)
n.
1. The univalent hydrocarbon group CH2═CH, derived from ethylene.
2. Any of various compounds containing the vinyl group, typically highly reactive, easily polymerized, and used as basic materials for plastics.
3. Any of various typically tough, flexible, shiny plastics, often used for coverings and clothing.
4. Phonograph records considered as a group: a secondhand store that buys and sells vinyl.
Idiom:
on vinyl
In the medium of phonograph recordings: an old song available only on vinyl.


vi·nyl′ic (-nĭl′ĭk) adj.

vinyl

(ˈvaɪnɪl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms CH2CH-: a vinyl polymer; vinyl chloride.
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) of, consisting of, or made of a vinyl resin: a vinyl raincoat.
3. (Elements & Compounds) any vinyl polymer, resin, or plastic, esp PVC
4. (Electronics) (collectively) conventional records made of vinyl as opposed to compact discs
[C19: from vini- + -yl]

vi•nyl

(ˈvaɪn l)

n.
1. the univalent group C3H3, derived from ethylene.
2. any resin formed by polymerizing vinyl compounds or any plastic made from such resins.
3. Slang. a phonograph record made of vinyl.
[1860–65; < Latin vīn(um) wine + -yl]

vi·nyl

(vī′nəl)
Any of various chemical compounds that contain the group C2H3 and are used to make plastics, fabrics, and paints.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vinyl - a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylenevinyl - a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
2.vinyl - shiny and tough and flexible plasticvinyl - shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings
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
vinyylivinyyliryhmä

vinyl

[ˈvaɪnl]
A. Nvinilo m
B. ADJde vinilo, vinílico
C. CPD vinyl acetate Nacetato m de vinilo

vinyl

[ˈvaɪnɪl]
n
(= plastic) → vinyle m
(MUSIC)vinyle m
on vinyl → sur vinyle
modif
[flooring, floor, tiles] → en vinyle
[record, album, version] → vinyle

vinyl

nVinyl nt

vinyl

[ˈvaɪnɪl] nvinile m
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