Noun(1) a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
(1) But he used melted polythene plastics as binding material instead of cement in preparing slabs.(2) Bring back memories through photographs and videotapes, but never leave behind plastics and polythene , is the appeal from YHAI.(3) They have called instead for measures to promote the production of degradable polythene and to instal plastic recycling plants.(4) Material was brought back to the laboratory in polythene bags and maintained in a metabolically active condition in one of two ways.(5) Examination of an 18 ft whale washed up on a beach on Mull earlier this year found its stomach was filled with polythene bags, which may have contributed to its death.(6) In the dappled light, woven flax fans became fish and hanging strips of polythene were swaying palm trees, reeds or bamboo.(7) I then covered the whole thing up with some black polythene .(8) A ripped parcel arrived inside a post office polythene bag, but fortunately our beer was uninjured in the accident.(9) I recall the poinsettia being the most labour intensive, involving complicated light control and messing about with black polythene bags.(10) It also contained a large polythene bag of shavings through which were visible vast, looming rhizomes, dark brown, with filaments.(11) Heavy-duty black polythene sheeting was applied as required to keep the submerged parts of the shoot and root in darkness.(12) Polyethylene, or polythene as it was marketed in Britain, began as a polymer with little practical use.(13) a polythene bag(14) strips of black polythene(15) Many anglers are switching from nylon monofilament line to gel spun polythene lines such as Power Pro or Fireline.(16) Polymerization at high pressures or in the presence of a catalyst can produce polythene .
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