how to pronounce polyethylene


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polyethylene is pronounced in five syllables

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An example use of polyethylene in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pour hot polyethylene onto a conveyor …”

meanings of polyethylene


  1. A polymer consisting of many ethylene monomers bonded together; used for kitchenware, containers etc.

polyethylene frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word polyethylene occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with polyethylene


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