styrene

Definitions of styrene
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n a colorless oily liquid; the monomer for polystyrene

Synonyms:
cinnamene, phenylethylene, vinylbenzene
Types:
polystyrene
a polymer of styrene; a rigid transparent thermoplastic
Styrofoam
a light resilient foam of polystyrene
Type of:
polyvinyl resin, vinyl polymer, vinyl resin
a thermoplastic derived by polymerization from compounds containing the vinyl group

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