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Meaning of VINYL

Pronunciation:  'vInil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  shiny and tough and flexible plastic; used especially for floor coverings
  2. [n]  a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene
 

VINYL is a 5 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: vinyl group, vinyl radical
 
 See Also: chemical group, group, plastic, radical

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi"nyl\, n. [L. vinum wine + -yl.] (Chem.)
The hypothetical radical {C2H3}, regarded as the
characteristic residue of ethylene and that related series of
unsaturated hydrocarbons with which the allyl compounds are
homologous.

 

 

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