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polyvinylidene

[pol-ee-vahy-nil-i-deen] /ˌpɒl i vaɪˈnɪl ɪˌdin/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
pertaining to or derived from a polymer of a vinylidene compound.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; polyvinyl + -id3 + -ene
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  • Several polymer materials, polyvinylidene chloride copolymers and polytetrafluoroethylene, are proposed as primary candidates.
  • The double-containment pipe and fittings are extruded with polypropylene copolymer or polyvinylidene fluoride polymer.

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