Meaning of “vinyl” in the English Dictionary

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"vinyl" in British English

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vinylnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvaɪ.nəl/ us /ˈvaɪ.nəl/

strong plastic that can be bent, used for making floor coverings, furniture, clothing, etc., or (especially in the past) records

records, as a way of recording and listening to music:

Today's music lovers growing up with iPods may never know the sound of vinyl.

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

"vinyl" in American English

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vinylnoun [ U ]

us /ˈvɑɪ·nəl/

strong plastic that can be bent and that is used to make floors, furniture, clothing, etc.:

a vinyl raincoat

(Definition of “vinyl” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)