polyisoprene

[ pol-ee-ahy-suh-preen ]

nounChemistry.
  1. a thermoplastic polymer, (C5H8)n, the major constituent of natural rubber and also obtained synthetically.

Origin of polyisoprene

1
First recorded in 1930–35; poly- + isoprene

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British Dictionary definitions for polyisoprene

polyisoprene

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈaɪsəˌpriːn) /


noun
  1. any of various polymeric forms of isoprene, occurring in rubbers

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