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polyvinyl acetate

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a colorless, odorless, nontoxic, transparent, thermoplastic, water-insoluble resin used as an adhesive in certain paints and as an intermediate in the synthesis of polyvinyl acetal and polyvinyl alcohol.
Also called PVA.
Origin of polyvinyl acetate
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for PVA

PVA

abbreviation
1.
polyvinyl acetate

polyvinyl acetate

noun
1.
a colourless odourless tasteless resin used in emulsion paints, adhesives, sealers, a substitute for chicle in chewing gum, and for sealing porous surfaces PVA
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