epoxy

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See also: epoxy- and époxy

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From epi- +‎ -oxy.

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Adjective[edit]

epoxy (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Derived from an epoxide.

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Noun[edit]

epoxy (countable and uncountable, plural epoxies)

  1. A thermosetting polyepoxide resin used chiefly in strong adhesives, coatings and laminates; epoxy resin.

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Verb[edit]

epoxy (third-person singular simple present epoxies, present participle epoxying, simple past and past participle epoxied or epoxyed)

  1. To glue with epoxy.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English epoxy or natively shortened from epoxyhars (whence the dual genders derive). Equivalent to substantivisation of the prefix epoxy-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeːˈpɔk.si/
  • Hyphenation: epoxy

Noun[edit]

epoxy m or n (plural epoxy's)

  1. epoxy resin, epoxy