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polyolefin

[ pol-ee-oh-luh-fin ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈoʊ lə fɪn /
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noun Chemistry.
any of a group of thermoplastic, stiff, light, and hard polymers obtained from the polymerization of simple olefins like propylene, used for injection molding, mostly in the automotive and appliance industries.
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