vinylidene resin

variants: or vinylidene plastic

Definition of vinylidene resin

: any of a group of tough thermoplastic resins or plastics formed by polymerization or copolymerization of a vinylidene compound (as vinylidene chloride with or without vinyl chloride or acrylonitrile) and used especially for filaments, films, screens, and molded articles — compare polyvinylidene chloride, saran, vinyl resin

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First Known Use of vinylidene resin

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Vinylidene resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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