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hypalon Syllabification: hy·pa·lon
Pronunciation: /ˈhīpəˌlän/
(also trademark Hypalon)

Definition of hypalon in English:


A kind of synthetic rubber made of chlorinated and sulfonated polyethylene.
Example sentences
  • I went with hypalon, based on this and other information.
  • Colorful, flexible Hypalon coatings are used for inflatable rafts, skin kayaks, recreational fields, and Hypalon single-ply recoat.


Mid 20th century: of unknown origin.

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