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pol·y·u·re·thane

 (pŏl′ē-yo͝or′ə-thān′)
n.
Any of various thermoplastic isocyanate polymers, widely varying in flexibility, used in tough chemical-resistant coatings, adhesives, and foams.

pol′y·u′re·thane′ adj.

polyurethane

(ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərəˌθeɪn) or

polyurethan

n
(Elements & Compounds) a class of synthetic materials made by copolymerizing an isocyanate and a polyhydric alcohol and commonly used as a foam (polyurethane foam) for insulation and packing, as fibres and hard inert coatings, and in a flexible form (polyurethane rubber) for diaphragms and seals

pol•y•u•re•thane

(ˌpɒl iˈyʊər əˌθeɪn)

also pol•y•u•re•than

(-ˌθæn)

n.
a thermoplastic polymer containing the group NHCOO, used for padding and insulation in furniture, clothing, and packaging, in spandex fibers, and in the manufacture of resins.
[1940–45]

pol·y·u·re·thane

(pŏl′ē-yo͝or′ə-thān′)
Any of various resins used to make tough resistant coatings, adhesives, and electrical insulation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyurethane - any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber
polyfoam, polyurethane foam - a foam made by adding water to polyurethane plastics
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
Translations
ポリウレタン

polyurethane

[ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪθeɪn] Npoliuretano m

polyurethane

[ˌpɒliˈjʊərəθeɪn] npolyuréthane m

polyurethane

nPolyurethan nt

polyurethane

[ˌpɒlɪˈjʊərɪˌθeɪn] npoliuretano

polyurethane

n poliuretano
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Fie has nearly 25 years of experience in the chemical industry and most recently worked at Israel Chemicals Ltd., Industrial Products, as global support manager for polyurethanes, responsible for technical service and market support for ICL's flame retardants business.