Definition of polycarbonate in English:

polycarbonate

Syllabification: pol·y·car·bon·ate
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈkärbəˌnāt, -nət
 
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noun

  • A synthetic resin in which the polymer units are linked through carbonate groups, including many molding materials and films.
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    • Classes of polymers used in integrated optics include acrylates, polyimides, polycarbonates, and olefins.
    • Janos Hajito made his discovery by mixing fluorescent dyes with polycarbonate, a transparent polymer.
    • The polycarbonate trademarked as Lexan is used in ‘bulletproof’ glass and in astronaut's helmets.

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