|the full name of PVC|
polyvinyl chloride n.
A common thermoplastic vinyl that is used in a variety of manufactured products.
|polyvinyl chloride (pŏl'ē-vī'nəl) Pronunciation Key
A synthetic resin, composed of repeating units of vinyl chloride (C2H3Cl). Polyvinyl chloride is very versatile and is used in a wide variety of products, including rainwear, garden hoses, audio discs, and floor tiles.