vinyl

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vinyl (countable and uncountable, plural vinyls)

  1. (chemistry, uncountable) The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene
  2. (countable) Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics
  3. (collectively, uncountable) Phonograph records as a medium
    Many DJs prefer vinyl to CDs.

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vinyl (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) containing the vinyl radical
  2. Made of polyvinyl chloride.

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  • (containing the vinyl radical): vinylic

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  • See the Noun section above