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POLYURETHANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does polyurethane mean? 

POLYURETHANE (noun)
  The noun POLYURETHANE has 1 sense:

1. any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber

  Familiarity information: POLYURETHANE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLYURETHANE (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

ployurethan; polyurethane

Hypernyms ("polyurethane" is a kind of...):

polymer (a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "polyurethane"):

polyfoam; polyurethane foam (a foam made by adding water to polyurethane plastics)


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