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polystyrene

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noun poly·sty·rene \ˌpä-lē-ˈstī-ˌrēn\

Definition of polystyrene

  1. :  a polymer of styrene; especially :  a rigid transparent thermoplastic that has good physical and electrical insulating properties and is used especially in molded products, foams, and sheet materials



1927

First Known Use of polystyrene

1927


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polystyrene

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noun poly·sty·rene \ˌpäl-i-ˈstī(ə)r-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of polystyrene

  1. :  a polymer of styrene; especially :  a rigid transparent thermoplastic that has good physical and electrical insulating properties and is used especially in molded products, foams, and sheet materials





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