[pol-ee-proh-puh-leen] /ˌpɒl iˈproʊ pəˌlin/

noun, Chemistry.
a plastic polymer of , (C 3 H 5) n , used chiefly for molded parts, electrical insulation, packaging, and fibers for wearing apparel.
any of various tough flexible synthetic thermoplastic materials made by polymerizing propylene and used for making moulded articles, laminates, bottles, pipes, and fibres for ropes, bristles, upholstery, and carpets Systematic name polypropene

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