polyvinylidene

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

adjective Chemistry.

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

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Origin of polyvinylidene

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