Polythene



[pol-uh-theen] /ˈpɒl əˌθin/

noun, Chemistry, British.
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/ˈpɒlɪˌθiːn/
noun
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any one of various light thermoplastic materials made from ethylene with properties depending on the molecular weight of the polymer. The common forms are a waxy flexible plastic (low-density polythene) and a tougher rigid more crystalline form (high-density polythene). Polythene is used for packaging, moulded articles, pipes and tubing, insulation, textiles, and coatings on metal Systematic name polyethene Also called polyethylene

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