acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

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Definition of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

: abs entry 1 The company began churning out brightly colored "automatic binding bricks," later made from sturdier acrylonitrile butadiene styrene plastic, which is used to this day.— David Kushner

First Known Use of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

1957, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene was in 1957

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“Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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