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low-density polyethylene


noun Chemistry.

highly branched polyethylene with low crystallinity and melting point, and a density of 0.91 to 0.94, prepared at very high pressures, and used mainly for sheeting, films, and packaging materials. Abbreviation: LDPE

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low-cost, low-count, low-country, low-density, low-density lipoprotein, low-density polyethylene, low-down, low-end, low-fat, low-fi, low-grade
Also called branched polyethylene.
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