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epoxy

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 and Etymology of epoxy

epi- + oxy


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epoxy

verb

Definition of epoxy

epoxied or epoxyed; epoxying
transitive verb
: to glue, fill, or coat with epoxy resin

First Known Use of epoxy

1966


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epoxy

adjective ep·oxy \ i-ˈpäk-sē \

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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