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polypropylene Line breaks: poly|pro¦pyl|ene
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪˈprəʊpɪliːn/

Definition of polypropylene in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A synthetic resin which is a polymer of propylene, used chiefly for films, fibres, or moulding materials: high-impact polypropylene [as modifier]: polypropylene underwear
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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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