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pol•y



Pronunciation: (pol'ē), [key]
n., pl. pol•ies,
adj.


n.
1. Informal.polyester (def. 2): a blend of poly and cotton.
2. a fabric or garment made of polyester.

adj.
made of or containing polyester: a poly swimsuit.

poly-




a combining form with the meanings “much, many” and, in chemistry, “polymeric,” used in the formation of compound words: polyandrous; polyculture; polyethylene.

poly.




polytechnic.

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