follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

vinyl alcohol

noun, Chemistry
1.
an unstable liquid compound, C 2 H 4 O, found only in the form of its esters or as the polymer polyvinyl alcohol.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for vinyl alcohol
  • Blends of starch with ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers: effect of water, glycerol and amino acids as plasticizers.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for vinyl alcohol

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for vinyl

11
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for vinyl alcohol