from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A polymerized ethylene resin, used especially for containers, kitchenware, and tubing, or in the form of films and sheets for packaging.
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- n. A polymer consisting of many ethylene monomers bonded together; used for kitchenware, containers etc.
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- n. a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
poly- + ethylene (Wiktionary)