Plio·​film | \ ˈplīə+ˌ- \

Definition of Pliofilm

: a glossy moistureproof membrane made of rubber hydrochloride and used chiefly for making raincoats, as packaging material, and as fruit wrapping All of it started in 1938, when the young Roy Weikert … decided to start making hat liners out of Pliofilm, a rubber-based plastic used in rainwear and other applications.— Dan Hockensmith, Plastics News, 21 June 2010

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Pliofilm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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