Definition of polyethylene in English:

polyethylene

Line breaks: poly|ethyl¦ene
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈɛθɪliːn
 
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noun

Another term for polythene.
More example sentences
  • Examples of linear polymers include polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride and polypropylene.
  • Synthetic resins are made by man using modern chemical technology such as the polyethylene and polystyrene used for cosmetics, packaging, etc.
  • The film is based on a combination of nanoscale crystals developed using technical waxes and a polymer such as polyethylene or polypropylene.

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