polyvinylidene chloride

noun Chemistry.
a polymer of vinylidene chloride, used chiefly in the manufacture of saran.


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polyvinylidene chloride (ˌpɒlɪvaɪˈnɪlɪˌdiːn)
Also called: saran any one of a class of thermoplastic materials formed by the polymerization of vinylidene chloride: used in packaging and for making pipes and fittings for chemical equipment

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