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Lexan

Syllabification: Lex·an
Pronunciation: /ˈleksan
 
/

Definition of Lexan in English:

noun

trademark
A transparent plastic (polycarbonate) of high impact strength, used for cockpit canopies, bulletproof screens, etc.
Example sentences
  • The polycarbonate trademarked as Lexan is used in ‘bulletproof’ glass and in astronaut's helmets.
  • There is no such thing as ‘hard’ polycarbonate, AKA Lexan.
  • The basic materials palette consists of corrugated Galvalume, Lexan, plywood, Luan, and oriented strand board.

Origin

1950s: an invented name.

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