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epoxy

1epoxy

adjective ep·oxy \i-ˈpäk-sē\

Definition of EPOXY

1
:  containing oxygen attached to two different atoms already united in some other way; specifically :  containing a 3-membered ring consisting of one oxygen and two carbon atoms
2
:  of or relating to an epoxide

Origin of EPOXY

epi- + oxy
First Known Use: 1916

2epoxy

verb
ep·ox·ied or ep·oxyedep·oxy·ing

Definition of EPOXY

transitive verb
:  to glue, fill, or coat with epoxy resin

First Known Use of EPOXY

1966

epoxy

adjective ep·oxy \i-ˈpäk-sē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EPOXY

:  containing oxygen attached to two different atoms already united in some other way; specifically :  containing a 3-membered ring consisting of one oxygen and two carbon atoms

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