meaning of buna

buna meaning in General Dictionary

a synthetic plastic created by copolymerizing butadiene with another compound such acrylonitrile or styrene

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  • made by polymerizing butadiene

buna meaning in Etymology Dictionary

synthetic rubberized made from butadiene, from German Buna, from first aspects of butadiene, name of a hydrocarbon (pertaining to butane; the suffix suggests the clear presence of two double bonds) + Na, indicating salt (from natrium; see salt).