Polyolefin vs Propylene - What's the difference?

polyolefin | propylene |


As nouns the difference between polyolefin and propylene

is that polyolefin is polyolefin while propylene is propylene.

polyolefin

English

Noun

(wikipedia polyolefin) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) A polymer (such as polyethylene) made by the polymerization of an olefin
  • (chemistry) A polyene
  • propylene

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) The common name for the organic chemical compound propene. An alkene which is a colorless gaseous (at room temperature and pressure) hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C3H6.
  • Synonyms

    * IUPAC name: propene

    Derived terms

    * polypropylene * propylene glycol * propylene oxide