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polybutadiene

[pol-ee-byoo-tuh-dahy-een, -dahy-een] /ˌpɒl iˌbyu təˈdaɪ in, -daɪˈin/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a rubberlike polymer of butadiene blended with other synthetics to replace natural rubber in tires.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; poly- + butadiene
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  • Study of the dynamic structure factor in the beta relaxation regime of polybutadiene.
  • The end result, polybutadiene, is a rubber polymer formed by addition polymerization.

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