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polyvinylidene chloride

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a polymer of vinylidene chloride, used chiefly in the manufacture of saran.
Origin of polyvinylidene chloride
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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polyvinylidene chloride

/ˌpɒlɪvaɪˈnɪlɪˌdiːn/
noun
1.
any one of a class of thermoplastic materials formed by the polymerization of vinylidene chloride: used in packaging and for making pipes and fittings for chemical equipment Also called saran
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