ethylene resin

ethylene resin

[′eth·ə‚lēn ′rez·ən]
(organic chemistry)
A thermoplastic material composed of polymers of ethylene; the resin is synthesized by polymerization of ethylene at elevated temperatures and pressures in the presence of catalysts. Also known as polyethylene; polyethylene resin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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