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polystyrene

noun [U]
 
/ˌpɒlɪˈstaɪriːn/ UK ( US trademark Styrofoam)
a light plastic material that is wrapped around delicate objects to protect them, and around hot things to keep them hot: polystyrene packaging/polystyrene cupsPlastics and rubberWrapping, packing and loading
Translations of “polystyrene”
in Spanish Poliestireno…
in Korean 폴리스티렌…
in Arabic البوليسترين…
in Portuguese polistireno, isopor…
in Catalan poliestirè…
in Japanese ポリスチレン, スチレン樹脂…
in Italian polistirolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚苯乙烯(泡沫塑料), 保麗龍…
in Russian полистрол…
in Turkish polistiren, hafif plastik madde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚苯乙烯(泡沫塑料)…
in Polish polistyren…
(Definition of polystyrene from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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