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ISO 472:1999

Plastics -- Vocabulary

This International Standard defines terms used in the plastics industry, in English and French. The terms are listed alphabetically in English with definitions, and facing the French terms with definitions.

All terms are listed in a French-English index and, when available, in English-Russian and Russian-English indexes in normal word order; some terms are also listed in reverse word order.

When a term has one or more synonyms, the synonymous terms follow the preferred term. Furthermore, the synonyms are listed in the correct order of the alphabetical enumeration. Deprecated terms are indicated by “(deprecated)”. The sign → is used after a term without definition to indicate where the definition may be found.

The abbreviation “cf.” indicates, that the user may refer to another term (not a synonym), definition or note which contains information related to the term following the sign.

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