polybutadiene

noun
poly·​bu·​ta·​di·​ene | \ ˌpä-lē-ˌbyü-tə-ˈdī-ˌēn How to pronounce polybutadiene (audio) , -ˌdī-ˈ \

Definition of polybutadiene

: a synthetic rubber that has a high resistance to wear and is used especially in the manufacture of tires

First Known Use of polybutadiene

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Polybutadiene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polybutadiene. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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