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Etymology

1. polystyrene

noun. ['ˌpɑːˌliːˈstaɪˌriːn'] a polymer of styrene; a rigid transparent thermoplastic.

Synonyms

  • vinylbenzene
  • Styrofoam
  • styrene
  • cinnamene

Etymology

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

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Words that Rhyme with Polystyrene

  • texstyrene

Example sentences of the word polystyrene


1. Noun, singular or mass
Insert a piece of polystyrene foam onto the top of a pencil or wooden dowel.

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