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PVC

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

polyvinyl chloride.
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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
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Translations
PVC

PVC

N ABBR =polyvinyl chloridePVC m
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PVC

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

abbr of polyvinyl chloridePVC nt
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PVC

[ˌpiːviːˈsiː] n abbr =polyvinyl chloridePVC
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PVC

abbr premature ventricular contraction. V. contraction.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Average fibers Sample Compound diameter ([micro]m) CPVC5.5 Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride 5.5 CPVC5.9 Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride 5.9 PSU Polysulfone 4.3 CDA Cellulose diacetate 6.2 Packing Thickness Sample density (%) (mm) CPVC5.5 7 0.5 CPVC5.9 11 0.5 PSU 3 1.5 CDA 4 0.8
Another milestone of Zaka Sons (Pak Arab) is production of CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride) pipes and fittings in year 2005.
Ltd entered into an agreement to form a new joint venture (JV) company to conduct feasibility study of the construction of chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) production facility in Dahej, Gujarat, India.
GF Piping Systems' CPVC (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride) Schedule 80 Pipe will not rust, scale or pit and is extremely lightweight, making installation faster and easier and significantly less expensive that steel alloy or lined steel.
22 September 2011 - Indian chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plumbing systems maker Astral Poly Technik (BOM:532830) said Thursday it was in early negotiations to set up a joint venture with US Lubrizol Corp (NYSE:LZ) to build a speciality chemicals plant in Indiaa[euro](tm)s Gujarat region.