Definition of polyvinylidene chloride in English:

polyvinylidene chloride

noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a class of resinous polymers of vinylidene chloride in which the repeating unit is the group —CH₂—CCl₂—, and which have a wide range of applications, especially as impact- and chemical-resistant films and fibres; abbreviated PVDC.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Chemical Review.