Definition of polytetrafluoroethylene in English:

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polytetrafluoroethylene

Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˌtɛtrəˌflʊərəʊˈɛθɪliːn/
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˌtɛtrəˌflɔːrəʊˈɛθɪliːn/

noun

[mass noun]
Another term for Teflon.
Example sentences
  • A manufacturer of laminating presses and molding systems for the plastic and rubber industries has recently introduced a press for laminating polytetrafluoroethylene.
  • Teflon and related nonstick materials are made from an ultraslippery compound, polytetrafluoroethylene.
  • In addition, materials can be codeposited into the electroless nickel matrix to improve the hardness, for example nanodiamonds or polytetrafluoroethylene, to decrease the coefficient of friction.

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