dimethyl polysiloxane

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dimethyl polysiloxane di·meth·yl pol·y·si·lox·ane (dī-měth'əl pŏl'ē-sĭ-lŏk'sān')
A polymer composed of alternating silicon and oxygen atoms and having two methyl groups attached; it can, depending on molecular weight, have properties ranging from oils to plastics.

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