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pol'yvi'nyl ac'etate



Chem.
a colorless, odorless, nontoxic, transparent, thermoplastic, water-insoluble resin used as an adhesive in certain paints and as an intermediate in the synthesis of polyvinyl acetal and polyvinyl alcohol. Also called PVA

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polyvinyl acetalpolyvinyl alcohol
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