Origin of epoxyep(i)- + oxy(gen)
transitive verb-·ox′ied, -·ox′y·ing
- Any of various usually thermosetting resins capable of forming tight cross-linked polymer structures characterized by toughness, strong adhesion, and low shrinkage, used especially in surface coatings and adhesives.
- See epoxide.
transitive verbep·ox·ied, ep·ox·y·ing, ep·ox·ies
Origin of epoxyep(i)- oxy(gen)
- (chemistry) Derived from an epoxide.
(third-person singular simple present epoxies, present participle epoxying, simple past and past participle epoxied or epoxyed)
- To glue with epoxy.