Definition of Polyesters

1. Noun. (plural of polyester) ¹



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Definition of Polyesters

1. polyester [n] - See also: polyester

Medical Definition of Polyesters

1. Polymers of organic acids and alcohols, with ester linkages--usually polyethylene terephthalate; can be cured into hard plastic, films or tapes, or fibres which can be woven into fabrics, meshes or velours. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyesters

polyenoic acid
polyenoic acids
polyenoic fatty acid isomerase
polyenone
polyenones
polyenyl
polyepoxide
polyergic
polyester
polyester fiber
polyester resin
polyesteramide
polyesteramides
polyesterification
polyesterifications
polyesters (current term)
polyesthesia
polyestradiol phosphate
polyestrous
polyethene
polyether
polyetheretherketone
polyetherimide
polyetherimides
polyethers
polyethersulfone
polyethersulfones
polyethersulphone
polyethersulphones
polyethism

Literary usage of Polyesters

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1. New Materials Society, Challenges and Opportunities: New Materials Science ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"polyesters were historically the first synthetic condensation polymers studied by ... The term polyester can be modified by alkyd, referring to polyesters ..."

2. The Application of Biotechnology to Industrial Sustainability by Oecd (2001)
"Case Study 8 Introduction ENZYME-CATALYSED SYNTHESIS OF polyesters (BAXENDEN, UNITED KINGDOM) Baxenden Chemicals is a UK-based joint venture owned by ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Polyurethane resins produced by: (1) reacting diisocyanates with one or more of the polyols or polyesters named in this paragraph, or (2) reacting the ..."

4. Guide to Cleaner Technologies: Organic Coating Replacements by Douglas Williams, Paul Randall (1994)
"Urethane polyesters have very good surface properties (hardness, flexibility, ... TGICā€”TGIC polyesters incorporate the cross-linking agent ..."

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