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low-density polyethylene

noun, Chemistry
1.
highly branched polyethylene with low crystallinity and melting point, and a density of 0.91 to 0.94, prepared at very high pressures, and used mainly for sheeting, films, and packaging materials.
Abbreviation: LDPE.
Also called branched polyethylene.
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