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vinyl polymer

noun, Chemistry
1.
any of a group of compounds derived by polymerization from vinyl compounds, as vinyl acetate and styrene.
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  • One system used an acrylic polymer and the second employed a carboxy vinyl polymer.
  • The vinyl polymer is based in part on hydrocarbon feedstocks: ethylene obtained by processing natural gas or petroleum.
British Dictionary definitions for vinyl polymer

vinyl resin

noun
1.
any one of a class of thermoplastic materials, esp PVC and polyvinyl acetate, made by polymerizing vinyl compounds
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