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pol·y·eth·yl·ene

 (pŏl′ē-ĕth′ə-lēn′)
n.
A polymerized thermoplastic ethylene resin, used especially for containers, kitchenware, and tubing, or in the form of films and sheets for packaging.
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polyethylene

(ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪˌliːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for polythene
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pol•y•eth•yl•ene

(ˌpɒl iˈɛθ əˌlin)

n.
a plastic polymer of ethylene used for containers, insulation, and packaging.
[1935–40]
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pol·y·eth·yl·ene

(pŏl′ē-ĕth′ə-lēn′)
An artificial resin that is easily molded and is resistant to other chemicals. It can be repeatedly softened and hardened by heating and cooling, and it is used for many purposes, such as making containers, tubes, and packaging.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyethylene - a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
synthetic resin - a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics
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Translations
sc=Arab
полиетилен
polietilè
polyethylenpolyetylenpolyetylén
polyætylen
polyeteeni
פוליאתילן
ポリエチレン
polietilenas
polietilēns
polyetenpolyetylen
polietylen
polietileno
polyetylén
polyetenpolyetylen
polietilen
поліетилен
polyetylen

polyethylene

[ˌpɒlɪˈeθəliːn] Npolietileno m
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polyethylene

[ˌpɒliˈɛθɪliːn] n (mainly US)polyéthylène m
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polyethylene

nPolyäthylen nt
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polyethylene

n polietileno; — glycol (PEG) polietilenglicol m (PEG)
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[USPRwire, Wed Aug 21 2019] Chlorosulfonated polyethylene elastomers fall under the category of synthetic rubber.
According to new report available with Radiant Insights, the global Ultra-high Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) market report provides in-depth analysis of market by share, size, demand, economic trends, investment feasibility, major key players analysis and forecast.
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 21 2019] Chlorosulfonated polyethylene elastomers fall under the category of synthetic rubber.
This expansion builds upon supply advantages created by ExxonMobil's two new performance polyethylene lines which began production in 2017 at the company's manufacturing site in Mont Belvieu, Texas.
Major capacity additions will be from the plants, Total NPC Hormozgan Polyethylene Plant 1 and Total NPC Hormozgan Polyethylene Plant 2, each with the capacity of 0.50 mtpa by 2023.
The report also states that the three highest planned and announced global polyethylene capacity addition plants in the outlook period are 'Bharat Petroleum Corporation Rasayani Polyethylene Plant' in India, 'Far East Petrochemical Company Nakhodka Polyethylene Plant' in Russia, and 'HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Pachpadra Polyethylene Plant (Swing)' in India with capacities of 1.50 mtpa, 0.88 mtpa and 0.83 mtpa, respectively.
On February 18, the high-density polyethylene plant was officially opened in the Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park.
The company added that the E-XPE is the new generation of highly cross-linked polyethylene blended with vitamin E to enhance wear resistance without compromising oxidative stability and mechanical properties.
The growth of this market can be attributed to the growing applications for polyethylene wax.
Rotational molding may be a fairly simple process, but it places rather stringent demands on the materials, which can only easily be met by polyethylene, hence its dominance.
(MHI), has completed the construction of a large-scale two-train polyethylene plant in the U.S.