[pol-ee-kahr-buh-neyt, -nit]
noun Chemistry.
a synthetic thermoplastic resin, a linear polymer of carbonic acid, used for molded products, films, and nonbreakable windows.
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polycarbonate (ˌpɒlɪˈkɑːbəˌneɪt, -nɪt)
any of a class of strong transparent thermoplastic resins used in moulding materials, laminates, etc

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