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Styrofoam

[stahy-ruh-fohm] /ˈstaɪ rəˌfoʊm/
Trademark.
1.
a brand of expanded plastic made from polystyrene.
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Styrofoam

/ˈstaɪrəˌfəʊm/
noun
1.
trademark (sometimes not capital) a light, expanded polystyrene plastic
Word Origin
C20: from polystyrene + foam
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Word Origin and History for Styrofoam
Styrofoam
1950, trademark name (Dow Chemical Co.), from (poly)styr(ene) (see polystyrene) + -o- + foam (n.).
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