polyvinyl chloride


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polyvinyl chloride

n. Abbr. PVC
A common thermoplastic resin used in a wide variety of manufactured products, including drain piping, conduits for wiring, building materials such as siding and flooring, rainwear, and garden hoses.

polyvinyl chloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) the full name of PVC

pol′yvi′nyl chlo′ride


n.
a white, water-insoluble, thermoplastic resin, used for thin coatings, insulation, and piping. Also called PVC.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyvinyl chloride - 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
Translations

polyvinyl chloride

n cloruro de polivinilo
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