from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of polyethylene.
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- n. A light thermoplastic used in packaging etc.; polyethylene.
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- n. a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
poly- + (e)th(yl)ene.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)