epoxy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (i-pok'sē, i-pok'-), [key]
— adj., n., pl. v., -ox•ies., -ox•ied, -ox•y•ing.
  1. having the structure of an epoxide.
  1. Also calledany of a class of resins derived by polymerization from epoxides: used chiefly in adhesives, coatings, electrical insulation, solder mix, and castings.
  1. to bond (two materials) by means of an epoxy resin.
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