vinyl acetate


vinyl acetate
a colorless, easily polymerized, water-insoluble liquid, C4H6O2, produced by the reaction of acetylene and acetic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of plastics, films, paints, and adhesives.

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      colourless, liquid organic compound, the polymer of which is polyvinyl acetate (q.v.).

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  • vinyl acetate — noun A monomer (CHCOOCH=CH) prepared by reacting ethylene and acetic acid with oxygen and a palladium catalyst. Abbreviations: VAM (vinyl acetate monomer), VyAc Syn: 1 acetoxyethylene, acetic acid ethenyl ester, acetoxyethene, zeset T …   Wiktionary

  • vinyl acetate — vinilacetatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃COOCH=CH₂ atitikmenys: angl. vinyl acetate rus. винилацетат ryšiai: sinonimas – eteniletanoatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • vinyl acetate — noun : a flammable polymerizable liquid ester CH3COOCH = CH2 with a sharp odor that is prepared by catalytic addition of acetic acid to acetylene and that is used chiefly for the production of vinyl resins and in making other vinyl esters by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vinyl acetate — a vinyl group to which the monovalent radical CH3COO is attached, the monomer which polymerizes to polyvinyl acetate …   Medical dictionary

  • vinyl acetate — vi′nyl ac′etate n. chem. a colorless, easily polymerized, water insoluble liquid, C4H6O2, produced by the reaction of acetylene and acetic acid: used chiefly in making plastics, films, paints, and adhesives …   From formal English to slang

  • vinyl acetate — /vaɪnəl ˈæsəteɪt/ (say vuynuhl asuhtayt) noun a colourless, easily polymerised ester, CH3COOCH=CH2, used in the plastics industry …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ethylene-vinyl acetate — (CAS# 24937 78 8, also known as EVA) is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The weight percent vinyl acetate usually varies from 10 to 40% with the remainder being ethylene. It is a polymer that approaches elastomeric materials in… …   Wikipedia

  • Ethylene vinyl acetate — Éthylène acétate de vinyle Éthylène acétate de vinyle Général Synonymes EVA, E/VA,PEVA (sigles) N …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ethylene-vinyl acetate — noun The copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. Abbreviation: EVA …   Wiktionary


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