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1. polyethylene

noun. ['ˌpɑːˌliːˈɛθəˌliːn'] a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation.

Synonyms

  • synthetic resin

Etymology

  • ethylene (English)
  • poly- (English)
  • πολύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Polyethylene

  • abilene
  • acetylene
  • acrolein
  • allene
  • aniline
  • arlene
  • carlene
  • darleen
  • darlene
  • dryclean
  • ellene
  • ethylene
  • evaleen
  • gasoline
  • kathlene
  • magdalene
  • marlene
  • maybelline
  • mescaline
  • methylene

Sentences with polyethylene


1. Adjective
Today, tent floors are typically made of polyethylene material, which is both durable and waterproof.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You may also use a cleanser with a polyethylene glycol base to clean your skin.

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