polyvinylidene

[ pol-ee-vahy-nil-i-deen ]
/ ˌpɒl i vaɪˈnɪl ɪˌdin /

adjective Chemistry.

pertaining to or derived from a polymer of a vinylidene compound.

Nearby words

  1. polyvinyl alcohol,
  2. polyvinyl butyral,
  3. polyvinyl chloride,
  4. polyvinyl formal,
  5. polyvinyl resin,
  6. polyvinylidene chloride,
  7. polyvinylpyrrolidone,
  8. polyvoltine,
  9. polywater,
  10. polyxena

Origin of polyvinylidene

First recorded in 1935–40; polyvinyl + -id3 + -ene

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