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- noun both plasticized and unplasticized PVC types are marked by good weathering resistance, excellent electrical insulation properties, and good surface properties; they are self-extinguishing.
- A synthetic, water-resistant, and tough thermoplastic material which is made via the polymerization of vinyl chloride, whose chemical formula is C2H3Cl. It also resistant to fire and chemicals, and is used, for instance, as an electrical insulator, as a dielectric, and in molded articles and pipes. Its abbreviation is PVC.
- noun a type of plastic that is not biodegradable, used for floor coverings, clothes, shoes, pipes, etc.