- 1Synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used especially for wallpapers and other covering materials and for phonograph records: light-reflecting vinyls can be hung in the usual wayMore example sentences
- These leach from glues, paints, vinyls and plastics in the passenger compartment.
- Manufacturers of organic cotton bedding note that their products are free of the formaldehyde, vinyls and plastics, foam, and other chemical residues found in conventional cotton bedding.
- Today the Yamuna is a mass of vinyls, cynides, zincs, mercury, lead, flyash, waste oil, fecal coliform and pathogens.
- 1.1Vinyl used as the standard material for phonograph records: fans had to wait almost a year before the song eventually appeared on vinylMore example sentences
- This extends to cassette, vinyl, DVD, books and compact discs - assorted clothing is also available.
- There are several nooks in the room which contain several artefacts from a long time ago: Betamax tapes, cassette music tapes, and vinyl records.
- Various readers contribute to a useful discussion on how to record vinyl to a digital format properly, which is something I should do with all those old records someday.
- 2 [as modifier] Chemistry Of or denoting the unsaturated hydrocarbon radical —CH=CH2, derived from ethylene by removal of a hydrogen atom: a vinyl groupMore example sentences
- The petrochemical plant produces caustic soda, ethylene dichloride and vinyl cholirede monomer.
- BAV1 is an anaerobic soil microbe that uses vinyl chloride, dichloroethanes or vinyl bromide as electron acceptors in its metabolism.
- Thermoplastic olefin was considered instead of the vinyl substrate covering.
mid 19th century: from Latin vinum 'wine' + -yl.
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