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Any of various thermoplastic resins derived from vinyl compounds and used to make packaging films, fittings, and bristles and as a fiber in various heavy fabrics.
[From Saran, a former US trademark.]
(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of thermoplastic resins based on vinylidene chloride, used in fibres, moulded articles, and coatings
[C20: after Saran, trademark coined by the Dow Chemical Co]
a tough thermoplastic resin used as a fiber, in thin sheets for packaging, and for making acid-resistant pipe.
[1935–40, Amer.; formerly a trademark]
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|Noun||1.||saran - any of various thermoplastic resins used to make things|
cling film, clingfilm, Saran Wrap - a thin plastic film made of saran (trade name Saran Wrap) that sticks to itself; used for wrapping food