vinal

noun
vi·​nal | \ ˈvī-ˌnal How to pronounce vinal (audio) \

Definition of vinal

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

First Known Use of vinal

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vinal

polyvinyl alcohol

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“Vinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vinal. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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