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polycarbonate

[ pol-ee-kahr-buh-neyt, -nit ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈkɑr bəˌneɪt, -nɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a synthetic thermoplastic resin, a linear polymer of carbonic acid, used for molded products, films, and nonbreakable windows.
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polycarbonate
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːbəˌneɪt, -nɪt) /

noun
any of a class of strong transparent thermoplastic resins used in moulding materials, laminates, etc
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