Difference between Vinyl and Plastic

What is the difference between Vinyl and Plastic?

Vinyl as a noun is the univalent radical ch2=ch−, derived from ethylene while Plastic as a noun is a sculptor, moulder.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The univalent radical CH2=CH−, derived from ethylene Any of various compounds and substances containing the vinyl radical, especially various tough, flexible, shiny plastics Phonograph records as a medium

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: containing the vinyl radical Made of polyvinyl chloride.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A sculptor, moulder.Any solid but malleable substance.A synthetic, thermoplastic, hydrocarbon-based polymer, solid material.Any similar synthetic material, not necessarily thermoplastic.credit or debit cards used in place of cash to buy goods and services.

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant.Of or pertaining to the inelastic, non-brittle, deformation of a material.Creative, formative.Capable of adapting to varying conditions; characterized by environmental adaptability.Producing tissue.Constructed of polymer.Inferior or not the real thing; ersatz.

We hope you now know whether to use Vinyl or Plastic in your sentence.

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