PVC


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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 ?
[USPRwire, Mon Aug 26 2019] Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the world's prominent synthetic plastic polymer that is being produced in a significant volume at a global level.
[ClickPress, Mon Aug 26 2019] Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) is one of the world's prominent synthetic plastic polymer that is being produced in a significant volume at a global level.
At first, the fascination over PVC recalled its popularity in the 1960s and '70s, and later in the mid-'90s.
The "PVC Compound Market Report: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
PVC is a linear, thermoplastic, significantly amorphous polymer, with a huge commercial interest, because of the availability to essential crude materials and to its properties [10].
Held in Bologna, Italy, the workshop was jointly organised by the European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM) and PVC Forum Italia (the Italian association of the PVC value chain).
The bad degradation of PVC occurred in the present of these cross-linking agents during the process of NBR cross-linking.
Effective immediately both Spectra Blue[R] PVC liners and Exceline[R] PVC liners will be marketed under the registered trademark designation as allowed by United States law.
* Fusible PVC[TM] pipe can utilize standard PVC and ductile iron fittings.
Metablen S weatherable silicone-acrylic impact modifiers for high-performance rigid PVC applications such as sheet, profiles, 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.