Definition of polyvinylidene fluoride in English:

polyvinylidene fluoride

noun

Chemistry
  • A tough, thermally stable, highly crystalline, thermoplastic polymer having a repeating unit —CH₂—CF₂—, with similar uses to polyvinylidene chloride and also (because of its piezoelectric properties) used to make flexible transducers; abbreviated PVDF.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society.