synthetic resin


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Recent Examples on the Web Such gear is often made of polypropylene plastic, a synthetic resin that can take hundreds of years to degrade. Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2020 But by the 1960s, rubber gave way to urethane skins and synthetic resin cores, according to multiple accounts of the golf ball's evolution. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, 2 Aug. 2019 According to a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality document obtained by Tunnell, there are 46 companies in Texas with permits to manufacture plastics materials and synthetic resins; many are on the Texas coast. Julissa Treviño, WIRED, 10 July 2019 Mercedes-Benz will display an original Geländewagen encased in 44.4 tons of synthetic resin at the Detroit auto show. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, 12 Jan. 2018

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of synthetic resin was in 1907

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“Synthetic resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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