Definition of Polystyrenes

1. Noun. (plural of polystyrene) ¹



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Definition of Polystyrenes

1. polystyrene [n] - See also: polystyrene

Medical Definition of Polystyrenes

1. Ethenyl-benzene homopolymer. Polymerised styrene; a clear, hard plastic used as biocompatible material, especially in dentistry; in industry as insulator, for injection molding and casting; as sheets, plates, rods, rigid forms and beads; also copolymerised with other materials, including elastomers. Synonym: dylene; polystyrene rubber; polystyrol; polyvinylbenzene; styrofoam; trycyte. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polystyrenes

polystannanes
polysteraxic
polystichia
polystichous
polystick
polysticks
polystilbene
polystomata
polystome
polystomes
polystrate
polystyle
polystyles
polystylistic
polystyrene
polystyrenes (current term)
polysubstance
polysubstituted
polysulfane
polysulfanes
polysulfide
polysulfide reductase
polysulfide rubber
polysulfides
polysulfonated
polysulfone
polysulfones
polysulphane
polysulphanes
polysulphide

Literary usage of Polystyrenes

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1. Thin Polymer and Phospholipid Films for Biosensors: Characterisation with by Torbjorn Tjarnhage (1997)
"This has been shown to be valid for photoresist films with thicknesses up to 735 nm [], and for polystyrenes and poly(ethylene ..."

2. Joint Meeting on Multicomponent Polymers and Polyelectrolytes edited by Eric J. Amis (1998)
"... Gaithersburg, Maryland *Institute for Macromolecular Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China A series of deuterated polystyrenes [DPS(OH)] labeled ..."

3. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... as a monomeric form of butadiene is used to produce tires and tire products, impact polystyrenes, industrial hoses, belts, seals, and gaskets (23%); ..."

4. Alternatives to Lumber and Plywood in Home Construction by Eric Lund (1994)
"In fact, depending on the thickness and density of the core, most urethanes and some polystyrenes have a perm rating of less than 1, which technically ..."

5. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... hoses, and beltings (39% of the 1,3-butadiene produced); butadiene is also used in the production of tires and tire products, impact polystyrenes, ..."

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