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      n   modifier   designating a plastic or resin formed by polymerization of a vinyl derivative  

polyvinyl acetate  
      n   a colourless odourless tasteless resin used in emulsion paints, adhesives, sealers, a substitute for chicle in chewing gum, and for sealing porous surfaces,   (Abbrev.)    PVA  
polyvinyl chloride  
      n      the full name of       PVC  
polyvinyl resin  
      n   any of a class of thermoplastic resins that are made by polymerizing or copolymerizing a vinyl compound. The commonest type is PVC  
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