vinylidene resin


noun Chemistry.

any of the class of thermoplastic resins derived by the polymerization or copolymerization of a polyvinylidene compound, used similarly to the polyvinyl resins.

Nearby words

  1. vinylethyl ether,
  2. vinylethylene,
  3. vinylidene,
  4. vinylidene chloride,
  5. vinylidene group,
  6. vinylite,
  7. vinylstyrene,
  8. viol,
  9. viola,
  10. viola clef

Origin of vinylidene resin

First recorded in 1945–50

Also called polyvinylidene resin.

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