|1.||(modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group of atoms CH2CH-: a vinyl polymer; vinyl chloride|
|2.||(modifier) of, consisting of, or made of a vinyl resin: a vinyl raincoat|
|3.||any vinyl polymer, resin, or plastic, esp PVC|
|4.||(collectively) conventional records made of vinyl as opposed to compact discs|
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vinyl vi·nyl (vī'nəl)
The univalent radical CH2-CH derived from ethylene.
|vinyl (vī'nəl) Pronunciation Key