vi·​nal ˈvī-ˌnal How to pronounce vinal (audio)
: a synthetic textile fiber that is a long-chain polymer consisting largely of vinyl alcohol units

Word History


polyvinyl alcohol

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vinal was circa 1939

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“Vinal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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