polyurethane

noun poly·ure·thane \ ˌpä-lē-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌthān \

Definition of polyurethane

:any of various polymers that contain NHCOO linkages and are used especially in flexible and rigid foams, elastomers, and resins (as for coatings)

Examples of polyurethane in a Sentence

  1. The floor will need two coats of polyurethane.

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Origin and Etymology of polyurethane

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POLYURETHANE Defined for English Language Learners

polyurethane

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Definition of polyurethane for English Language Learners

  • : a type of plastic that is used to make various products and especially to make a clear liquid that is spread on a surface (such as a wooden floor) and that becomes hard when it dries



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