vinal

noun
vi·​nal | \ˈvī-ˌnal \

Definition of vinal 

: a synthetic textile fiber that is a long-chain polymer consisting largely of vinyl alcohol units

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Vinals said Wednesday that Frankfurt made more sense as the bank already does its euro clearing there. Bloomberg.com, "Standard Chartered Picks Frankfurt for Its New EU Hub on Brexit," 3 May 2017 Vinals said Frankfurt made more sense as the bank already does its euro clearing there. Gavin Finch, Bloomberg.com, "Frankfurt Emerges as Biggest Banking Winner After Brexit," 22 June 2017

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First Known Use of vinal

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vinal

polyvinyl alcohol

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