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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene;
[syn: vinyl, vinyl group, vinyl radical]

2. shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vinyl \Vi"nyl\, n. [L. vinum wine + -yl.] (Chem.) The hypothetical radical C2H3, regarded as the characteristic residue of ethylene and that related series of unsaturated hydrocarbons with which the allyl compounds are homologous. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ethenyl \Eth"e*nyl\, n. [Ethene + -yl.] (Chem.) (a) A trivalent hydrocarbon radical, CH3.C. (b) A univalent hydrocarbon radical of the ethylene series, CH2:CH; -- called also vinyl. See Vinyl. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

vinyl n 1: a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene [syn: vinyl, vinyl group, vinyl radical] 2: shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings




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