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British Dictionary definitions for PVC

PVC

abbreviation
1.
polyvinyl chloride; a synthetic thermoplastic material made by polymerizing vinyl chloride. The properties depend on the added plasticizer. The flexible forms are used in hosepipes, insulation, shoes, garments, etc. Rigid PVC is used for moulded articles
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Word Origin and History for PVC

pvc

n.

also P.V.C., initialism from polyvinyl chloride (1933); see polyvinyl.

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PVC in Medicine

PVC abbr.
polyvinyl chloride

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PVC in Science
PVC  
See polyvinyl chloride.
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PVC in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for PVC

PVC

  1. permanent virtual circuit
  2. polyvinyl chloride
  3. premature ventricular contraction
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