American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a class of thermoplastics characterized by high-impact strength, light weight, and flexibility, and used as shatter-resistant substitutes for glass.
“This followed Canada's ban of BPA two years ago "in polycarbonate bottles used by infants and children.”
“Materials: opal diffuser and frame in polycarbonate – available in a white, red or black.”
“The bold and stylish O-U Ring by Studio 1a.m. is made from deconstructed shampoo bottles, encapsulated in polycarbonate, aluminum, and rubber.”
“Working on a short story that has the word polycarbonate/BPA in it.”
“He also focused on reducing weight, for instance replacing the glass windshield and windows with resilient polycarbonate, which is lighter and very safe.”
“There are lighter spectacle lens option such as polycarbonate which is feather light and able to withstand heavy impact.”
“The helmet is made of expanded polystyrene polycarbonate, which is attached to a comfortable liner and elastic strap.”
“The research results were presented last week in San Francisco at a meeting of the American Chemical Society, and one of the scientists who conducted the sampling says it shows there is widespread decomposition in the environment of the hard type of plastic, known as polycarbonate, made from BPA.”
“But overall, the sun visor in the X30 works well and the optical quality of the polycarbonate is a plus.”
“BPA stands for bisphenol A, a chemical used in the making of plastic, particularly a type of plastic called polycarbonate that's found in baby bottles, water bottles, it's also found on the inside lining of cans that contain fruits and vegetables and may even be part of cell phones, plastic tableware and parts of cars.”
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"Any of numerous natural and synthetic compounds of usually high molecular weight consisting of up to millions of repeated linked units, each a relatively light and simple molecule."
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