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pvc (n.)

also P.V.C., initialism (acronym) from polyvinyl chloride (1933); see polyvinyl.

updated on November 23, 2012

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Definitions of pvc from WordNet

pvc (n.)
a polymer of vinyl chloride used instead of rubber in electric cables;
Synonyms: polyvinyl chloride
pvc (n.)
irregularity of cardiac rhythm; recurrent occurrences can be a precursor of ventricular fibrillation;
Synonyms: premature ventricular contraction
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