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polyolefin

[¦päl·ē′ōl·ə·fən]
(organic chemistry)
A resinous material made by the polymerization of olefins, such as polyethylene from ethylene, polypropylene from propylene, or polybutene from butylene.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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