- a polymer of vinylidene chloride, used chiefly in the manufacture of saran.
Origin of polyvinylidene chloride
First recorded in 1935–40
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- any one of a class of thermoplastic materials formed by the polymerization of vinylidene chloride: used in packaging and for making pipes and fittings for chemical equipmentAlso called: saran