any of various thermoplastic resins usually obtained by the polymerization of vinylidene chloride: it is used in extruded or molded form in making various fabrics, acid-resistant pipes and fittings, transparent wrapping material, etc.
Origin of saran; from Saran, former trademark; arbitrary coinage
Any of various thermoplastic resins derived from vinyl compounds and used to make packaging films, fittings, and bristles and as a fiber in various heavy fabrics.
Origin of saranFrom Saran, a former US trademark.
Americanism, formerly a trademark name coined by the Dow Chemical Co.