Definitions for vinylˈvaɪn l

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  1. vinyl, vinyl group, vinyl radical(noun)

    a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene

  2. vinyl(noun)

    shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings

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  1. vinyl(Noun)

    The univalent radical CH=CH, derived from ethylene

  2. vinyl(Noun)

    Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics

  3. vinyl(Noun)

    Phonograph records as a medium

    Many DJs prefer vinyl to CDs.

  4. vinyl(Adjective)

    containing the vinyl radical

  5. vinyl(Adjective)

    Made of polyvinyl chloride.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vinyl(noun)

    the hypothetical radical C2H3, regarded as the characteristic residue of ethylene and that related series of unsaturated hydrocarbons with which the allyl compounds are homologous

  2. Origin: [L. vinum wine + -yl.]

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  1. Vinyl

    In chemistry, vinyl or ethenyl is the functional group −CH=CH2, namely the ethene molecule minus one hydrogen atom. The name is also used for any compound containing that group, namely R−CH=CH2 where R is any other group of atoms. An industrially important example is vinyl chloride, precursor to PVC, a plastic commonly known as vinyl. Vinil is one of the alkenyl functional groups. On a carbon skeleton, sp²-hybridized carbons or positions are often called vinylic. Allyls, acrylates and styrenics contain vinyl groups.


Translations for vinyl

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  • Vinyl, Vinyl-Schallplatte, SchallplatteGerman
  • βινύλιο, βινυλοχλωρίδιοGreek
  • vinyyli, vinyyliryhmäFinnish
  • disque vinyle, vinyleFrench
  • द्राक्ष्यलHindi
  • vinile, vinilicoItalian
  • ビニル, ビニール, ビニル基, レコードJapanese
  • 비닐, 레코드Korean
  • винил, виниловая пластинка, пластинкаRussian
  • vinylSwedish

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