polycarbonate etymology

English word polycarbonate comes from English carbonate, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polycarbonate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carbonate English (eng) (transitive) To charge (often a beverage) with carbon dioxide. Any salt or ester of carbonic acid.
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polycarbonate English (eng) (chemistry) Any of a range of polymers of aromatic carbonates; they are used to make light, flexible alternatives to glass. Abbreviation: PC.

Words with the same origin as polycarbonate

Descendants of carbonate
carbonatation carbonatic carbonator soda syphon soda water
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyamory polyangular polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam