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polyvinyl butyral

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noun Chemistry.

a white, water-insoluble, polyvinyl acetal made with butyraldehyde, used chiefly as an interlayer in the manufacture of safety glass.

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Origin of polyvinyl butyral

First recorded in 1940–45
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