Definition of Polypropylenes

1. polypropylene [n] - See also: polypropylene

Medical Definition of Polypropylenes

1. Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibres, films or solid forms; used as copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene; the fibres are used for fabrics, filters, surgical sutures, etc. Synonym: herculon; hostalen; moplen; noblen; polypro; prolene. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polypropylenes

polyprenol
polyprenol kinase
polyprenol reductase
polyprenols
polyprenyl
polyprenyl-4-hydroxybenzoate carboxylase
polypro
polyproline
polyprolines
polypropene
polypropenes
polypropenonitrile
polypropionate
polypropionates
polypropylene
polypropylenes (current term)
polyprotein
polyproteins
polyprotic
polyprotodonta
polyps
polypseudorotaxane
polypsis of the colon
polypteroidei
polypterus
polyptota
polyptoton
polyptotons
polyptych
polyptychial

Literary usage of Polypropylenes

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1. Tissue Culture: Plants: A Bibliography, January 1992-March 1994 by Henry Gilbert (1995)
"... 8 Pollution 37 Polymers 213 Polypeptides 5 Polyploidy 41 polypropylenes 199 Pot culture 20 Pot plants 174 Potassium 49, 86, 239 Potassium chloride 61 ..."

2. Energy Policies of the Slovak Republic by International Energy Agency (1997)
"The propylene fraction is used to manufacture polypropylenes tabout 70 000 metric tons per yearl, phenol and acetone. Aromatics production averages about 90 ..."

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