Definitions for vinylˈvaɪn l

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gene Baur:

    With a vinyl record, there’s more of a richness and there’s different tones and more full-bodiedness whereas with a CD you have less richness and less fullness.

  2. Ringo Starr:

    We used to play the vinyl in those days, we didn't think, 'We'll keep it for 50 years and it will be in pristine condition.' Whoever gets it, it will have my fingerprints on it.

  3. David Guetta:

    I remember buying those records and the label (vinyl sticker), (DJs) would use old records and print on top of it, melt it, and print on the top...very low quality, this was super, super underground.

  4. David Bakula:

    Vinyl is driven by independent record stores and consumers who are into sound quality and tangible, physical products, everything about the technology revolution is counterintuitive to vinyl sales, and yet, it still increases.

  5. Andrés Santo Domingo:

    Vinyl is definitely growing, and will continue to grow. But I think there's a ceiling," says Andres Santo Domingo, the co-founder of the label Mexican Summer. "I don't think it'll ever become the prevalent format. I think it'd be crazy to think that.


Translations for vinyl

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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