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ep•ox•y



Pronunciation: (i-pok'sē, i-pok'-), [key]
adj., n., pl. -ox•ies.,
v., -ox•ied, -ox•y•ing.
Chem.

adj.
having the structure of an epoxide.

n.
Also called epox'y res"in. any of a class of resins derived by polymerization from epoxides: used chiefly in adhesives, coatings, electrical insulation, solder mix, and castings.

v.t.
to bond (two materials) by means of an epoxy resin.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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