Definition of Polyurethane

1. Noun. Any of various polymers containing the urethane radical; a wide variety of synthetic forms are made and used as adhesives or plastics or paints or rubber.

Exact synonyms: Polyurethan
Specialized synonyms: Polyfoam, Polyurethane Foam
Generic synonyms: Polymer



Definition of Polyurethane

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links; used in very many industrial and domestic applications. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polyurethane

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyurethane

polyubiquitylated
polyubiquitylates
polyubiquitylation
polyubiquitylations
polyunguia
polyunsaturate
polyunsaturated
polyunsaturated fat
polyunsaturated fats
polyunsaturated fatty acid
polyunsaturated fatty acids
polyunsaturates
polyunsaturation
polyurea
polyureas
polyurethane (current term)
polyurethane foam
polyurethaned
polyurethanes
polyuria
polyuria test
polyurias
polyuric
polyuridine
polyuridylic acid
polyuronide
polyuronides
polyvalence
polyvalences
polyvalencies

Literary usage of Polyurethane

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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"THE USE OF polyurethane FOAM PLASTICS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF EXPEDIENT ROADS ON ... The foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation was selected for testing ..."

2. Lightness: the Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures by Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte (2005)
"Glaze-melted traditional felt with polyurethane and polyester fibres. designers, because many plastic products were of inferior quality, partly due to lack ..."

3. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Flexible polyurethane foam is used mainly in furniture (43%) and bedding (12%); rigid polyurethane foams are used primarily in insulation. ..."

4. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Consistent with these findings, the compounds were also detected in the workplace atmosphere during the industrial production of polyurethane- coated wire ..."

5. Innovative Materials and Equipment for Pavement Surface Repairs: Summary of by Kelly L. Smith (1994)
"polyurethane Concrete polyurethane patching materials generally consist of a two-part polyurethane resin mixed with aggregate. These type of materials have ..."

6. Second Biennial Tire Recycling Conference: Conference Proceedingsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"The poor bonding between the rubber particles and the polymers have caused many undesirable side reactions in the polyurethane polymerization and was ..."

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