An abbreviation for polyvinyl chloride. PVC is a flexible sheet plastic which can be sewn, glued, or welded. Shapes made from PVC may be stuffed, inflated or filled with water. Inexpensive plastic pipes, and their related fittings, commonly used by plumbers, are usually made of PVC. Also see inflatable.

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  • PVC — 〈Chem.; Zeichen für〉 Polyvinylchlorid * * * PVC: DIN Kurzzeichen für Poly(vinylchlorid), als PVC C für chloriertes Poly(vinylchlorid). * * * …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • PVC — (el. pvc) sb., PVC’en el. PVC’et (et plaststof) …   Dansk ordbog

  • pvc — (el. PVC) sb., pvc’en el. pvc’et (et plaststof) …   Dansk ordbog

  • PVC — ● PVC nom masculin Abréviation d origine anglo saxonne (PolyVinylChloride), désignant le poly(chlorure de vinyle). P. V. C. [pevese] n. m. ÉTYM. 1972, le Point, 9 oct., p. 55; de p(oly)v(inyle) c(hlorure). ❖ ♦ Techn. Matière plastique, chlorure… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PVC — [ ,pi vi si ] noun uncount polyvinyl chloride: a type of plastic used for making clothes, shoes, WATER PIPES, etc.: a black PVC raincoat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • PVC — 1. Abreviatura de presión venosa central. 2. Abreviatura de policloruro de vinilo. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • PVC — sigla ES ingl. Poly Vinyl Chloride, polivinilcloruro …   Dizionario italiano

  • PVC — [peːfau tseː] das; (s); nur Sg; ein Kunststoff, aus dem z.B. Folien bestehen; Chem Polyvinylchlorid …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • PVC — 〈Abk. für〉 Polyvinylchlorid …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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