Definition of Pluronic in English:

Pluronic

noun

Chemistry
  • A trademark for: any of a class of block-copolymers of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide, which are extensively used as surfactants, wetting agents, emulsifiers, etc.

Origin

1950s. Origin uncertain; perhaps from p and l + uronic, after plural.

Pronunciation

Pluronic

/plʊˈrɒnɪk/