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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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