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Thiokol

Etymology:

arbitrary coinage
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Thiokol | Thiokol Chemical Corporation | Morton-Thiokol Inc. | Cordant Technologies Inc. | Thiokol Propulsion | AIC Group | ATK Thiokol | ATK Launch Systems Group

a U.S. corporation concerned initially with rubber and related chemicals, and later with rocket and missile propulsion systems. Its name is a portmanteau of the Greek words for sulfur and glue, an allusion to the company's initial product. The Thiokol ... (40 of 1473 words, 5 images)

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Random House Dictionary:

Thiokol [trademark] | C2H4Cl2 [chemical formula]

a brand name for any of a group of durable synthetic rubber products derived from an organic halide, as ethylene dichloride and an alkaline ... (24 of 50 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

Thiokol [United States]

any of various synthetic rubbery materials resistant to oil, grease, and water, used as sealants, for hosing and tank linings, etc. (21 of 25 words)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

Thiokol

A trademark used for any of various polysulfide polymers in the form of liquids, water dispersions, and rubbers used in seals and sealants. (23 of 23 words)

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Etymology reference

New World Dictionary:

Thiokol [United States]

Origin: arbitrary coinage

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Thiokol

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Thiokol

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Thiokol"

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