a colorless, easily liquefied, flammable, slightly water-soluble gas, C 2 H 3 Cl, having a pleasant, etherlike odor: used in the manufacture of plastics, as a refrigerant, and in the synthesis of polyvinyl chloride and other organic compounds.
a colourless flammable gaseous unsaturated compound made by the chlorination of ethylene and used as a refrigerant and in the manufacture of PVC; chloroethylene; chloroethene. Formula: CH:CHCl
vinyl chloride n.
A flammable gas used in the plastics industry as a monomer for polyvinyl chloride and suspected of being a potent carcinogen in humans.
A flammable gas used to make polyvinyl chloride. Chemical formula: C2H3Cl.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. a colorless, flammable, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 4 H 6 O, used as an inhalation anesthetic. vinyl ether n. See divinyl ether.
[vahyn-l-eth-uh-leen] /ˌvaɪn lˈɛθ əˌlin/ noun, Chemistry. 1. butadiene.
- Vinylethyl ether
vinylethyl ether vi·nyl·eth·yl ether (vī’nəl-ěth’əl) n. See ethylvinyl ether.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the univalent group C 3 H 3 , derived from ethylene.
noun 1. (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group CH2:C: a vinylidene group or radical, vinylidene chloride, a vinylidene resin