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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of thermoplastic resins that are made by polymerizing or copolymerizing a vinyl compound. The commonest type is PVC
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|Noun||1.||polyvinyl resin - a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group|
cinnamene, phenylethylene, styrene, vinylbenzene - a colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene
synthetic resin - a resin having a polymeric structure; especially a resin in the raw state; used chiefly in plastics