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epoxy

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adjective ep·oxy \i-ˈpäk-sē\

Definition of epoxy

  1. 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. 2 :  of or relating to an epoxide

Origin and Etymology of epoxy

epi- + oxy


First Known Use: 1916


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epoxy

verb ep·oxy

Definition of epoxy

epoxied

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epoxyed

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epoxying

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

1966

First Known Use of epoxy

1966


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epoxy

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adjective ep·oxy \i-ˈpäk-sē\

Medical 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


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