Meaning of polyvinyl resin

pol'yvi'nyl res'in

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— Chem. Chem.
  1. any of the class of thermoplastic resins derived by the polymerization or copolymerization of a vinyl compound: used chiefly as adhesives, sizing agents, and coatings. Also called
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