Associations to the word «Vinyl»


VINYL, noun. (chemistry) (uncountable) The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene
VINYL, noun. (countable) Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics
VINYL, noun. (collectively) (uncountable) Phonograph records as a medium
VINYL, adjective. (chemistry) containing the vinyl radical
VINYL, adjective. Made of polyvinyl chloride.
VINYL ACETATE, noun. (chemistry) A monomer (CH3COOCH=CH2) prepared by reacting ethylene and acetic acid with oxygen and a palladium catalyst. Abbreviations: VAM (vinyl acetate monomer), VyAc
VINYL CHLORIDE, noun. (chemistry) A colourless gas, CH2=CHCl, used in the manufacture of the plastic polyvinyl chloride
VINYL COMPOSITION TILE, noun. A type of vinyl tile used as a covering for floors, especially in public areas. Abbreviation: VCT
VINYL CYANIDE, noun. (organic compound) The compound acrylonitrile.
VINYL FLUORIDE, noun. (organic compound) The fluorinated alkene CH2=CHF that is used to make polyvinyl fluoride
VINYL INSERT, noun. A piece of shaped plastic that may be clipped inside the hole on the middle of a record that has previously been used in a jukebox so that it can be played on a normal record player
VINYL RECORD, noun. A form of gramophone record that was stamped from a lump of polyvinyl chloride
VINYL RECORDS, noun. Plural of vinyl record

Dictionary definition

VINYL, noun. A univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene.
VINYL, noun. Shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings.

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