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polyvinyl resin

noun, Chemistry
any of the class of thermoplastic resins derived by the polymerization or copolymerization of a vinyl compound: used chiefly as adhesives, sizing agents, and coatings.
Also called vinyl resin.
Origin of polyvinyl resin
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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polyvinyl resin

any of a class of thermoplastic resins that are made by polymerizing or copolymerizing a vinyl compound. The commonest type is PVC
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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