vinylidene resin


variants or vinylidene plastic
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vinylidene resin was in 1933

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“Vinylidene resin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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