polyvinyl chloride definition

  • noun:
    • PVC.
    • A thermoplastic resin created by the polymerization of vinyl chloride; made use of as a power insulator plus a great many other applications. Could be compounded into versatile and rigid types through the use of plasticizers, stabilizers, fillers also modifiers.
    • a polymer of plastic chloride utilized in the place of plastic in electric cables

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