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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.
(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)
a plastic polymer of propylene, (C3H5)n, used chiefly for molded parts, electrical insulation, packaging, and fibers for wearing apparel.
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|Noun||1.||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