Definition of Visqueen in English:
noun[mass noun] trademark
Durable polyethylene sheeting, used in various building applications and in the manufacture of waterproof household articles.
- 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).
1940s: from Visking, with humorous alteration of -king to -queen.
Definition of Visqueen in:
- US English dictionary
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