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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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Words that Rhyme with Polyethylene

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

Example sentences of the word 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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