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polyvinyl

Syllabification: pol·y·vi·nyl
Pronunciation: /ˌpälēˈvīnl
 
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Definition of polyvinyl in English:

adjective

[attributive]
Denoting materials or objects made from polymers of vinyl compounds.
Example sentences
  • Storm Rolling Thunder bags feature 600 denier polyvinyl fabric, heavy-duty hardware, exceptional upright stability, oversize bearing wheels, and a shoe compartment that accepts up to U.S. men's size 15.
  • Master-Halco's Color Plus combines a tough polyvinyl coating and a unique bonding agent over galvanized steel, which results in a fence that will withstand harsh elements, as well as provide maximum security and protection.
  • All participants were fed via a polyvinyl nasogastric or orogastric tube appropriately sized for each patient's age; an 8F tube was the most common size in both feeding groups.

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