Meaning of “expanded polystyrene” in the English Dictionary


"expanded polystyrene" in English

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expanded polystyrenenoun [ U ]

uk /ɪkˌspæn.dɪd pɒl.ɪˈstaɪ.riːn/ us /ɪkˌspæn.dɪd pɑː.lɪˈstaɪ.riːn/

Examples from literature

  • Excellent insulation is achieved by a thick layer of expanded polystyrene on all sides, roof, and floor. 

(Definition of “expanded polystyrene” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)