Epoxy meaning

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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.
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To fasten together with epoxy.
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Designating or of a compound in which an oxygen atom is joined to each of two attached atoms, usually carbon; specif., designating any of various thermosetting resins, containing epoxy groups, that are blended with other chemicals to form strong, hard, chemically resistant adhesives, enamel coatings, etc.
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An epoxy resin.
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To glue with epoxy resin.
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Any of various artificial resins made of chains of epoxide rings. Epoxies are tough, very adhesive, and resistant to chemicals. They are used to make protective coatings and glues.
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(chemistry) Derived from an epoxide.
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A thermosetting polyepoxide resin used chiefly in strong adhesives, coatings and laminates; epoxy resin.
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To glue with epoxy.
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Origin of epoxy

  • ep(i)– oxy(gen)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition