Definition of polypropylene in English:


Syllabification: pol·y·pro·pyl·ene
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈprōpəˌlēn


  • A synthetic resin that is a polymer of propylene, used especially for ropes, fabrics, and molded objects.
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    • Examples of linear polymers include polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride and polypropylene.
    • Synthetic polymers such as polyethylene and polypropylene are produced by free radical addition reactions.
    • Polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, silicone, and rubber are among the materials that are not responsive to the process.

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