Definition of Visqueen in English:

Visqueen

Syllabification: Vis·queen
Pronunciation: /ˈviskwēn
 
/

noun

trademark
A durable polyethylene sheeting, used in various building applications and in the manufacture of waterproof household articles.
More example sentences
  • The Second Defendant had not protected the roof against rainfall save to lay Visqueen over the surface of the roof secured by timber fillets.
  • Farmers and contractors are well acquainted with brand names such as Silotite (bale wrapping), Red Setter and Visqueen (silage covers).

Origin

1940s: from Visking, with humorous alteration of -king to -queen.

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