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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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At this point, he slowly added a measured amount (100 ppm) of polyethylene glycol 400 MW to the blend.
(2) Researchers looked at the effects of polyethylene glycol 400, an excipient used very frequently to enhance the solubility and bioavailability of poorly-water-soluble drugs, on ranitidine (antacid/antihistamine).
Glycerol provided the coatings with better homogeneity than sorbitol and polyethylene glycol 400. Grapes coated with one of the optimal cellulose nanofiber coating formulations had more than a five-fold lower decay rate than uncoated grapes after two weeks of storage.

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