urea-formaldehyde
noun Date: 1928 a thermosetting synthetic resin made by condensing urea with formaldehyde

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  • Urea-formaldehyde — Urea formaldehyde, also known as urea methanal, named so for its common synthesis pathway and overall structure [ [http://www.chm.bris.ac.uk/webprojects2002/robson/uses of formaldehyde.htm Uses Of Formaldehyde ] ] , is a transparent thermosetting …   Wikipedia

  • urea formaldehyde — /juˌriə fɔˈmældəhaɪd/ (say yooh.reeuh faw malduhhuyd) noun a chemical used in the production of rigid plastics of many uses, as in particle board, adhesives, house insulation, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — [yo͞o rē′əfôr mal′də hīd΄, yoor′ē əfôr mal′də hīd΄] n. any of a class of strong, odorless, thermosetting resins formed by condensing urea and formaldehyde in the presence of a catalyst: used in making buttons, tableware, etc …   English World dictionary

  • urea–formaldehyde resin — ▪ chemical compound       any of a class of substances belonging to the family of organic polymers (polymer), prepared by heating urea and formaldehyde in the presence of mild alkalies, such as pyridine or ammonia. The urea and formaldehyde… …   Universalium

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — karbamidinė derva statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Termoreaktyvusis oligomeras iš karbamido ir formaldehido. atitikmenys: angl. carbamide resin; urea resin; urea formaldehyde resin rus. карбамидная смола; карбамидо формальдегидная смола;… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — noun a clear thermosetting resin made from urea and formaldehyde and used in electrical fittings, adhesives, and finishes • Hypernyms: ↑synthetic resin * * * noun : a thermosetting synthetic resin made by condensing urea with formaldehyde and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — /yoo ree euh fawr mal deuh huyd , feuhr , yoor ee euh /, Chem. any of a group of resins formed by the interaction of urea and formaldehyde under conditions that include heat and pH control: used chiefly in the manufacture of buttons, baking… …   Universalium

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — noun Any of several of the condensation products of the reaction between urea and formaldehyde (and their derivatives) used as a thermosetting material …   Wiktionary

  • urea-formaldehyde resin — ure′a formal′dehyde res in n. chem. any of a group of resins formed by the interaction of urea and formaldehyde, used chiefly in the manufacture of buttons and baking enamels …   From formal English to slang

  • urea formaldehyde resin — Смотри карбамидоформальдегидная смола …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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