lowdensity poly-ethylenes

Poly

[pol-ee]
For the prefix poly- and words related to it see Wiktionary.

Poly can have multiple meanings:

* As a prefix, often meaning more than one or many (eg, polyvalent - capable of many valences)
* As a feminine given name (Poly, also spelled Polly).

Poly is also commonly used as an abbreviation for various words and phrases including: Science and technology

* Polyethylene, polyurethane and polyester, all forms of plastic polymers
* Polysilicon, a state of silicon used as a gate material in MOSFET transistors and CMOS microchips
* Poly-A, a step in the transcription of DNA to RNA in which multiple adenosine nucleosides are added to the 3' end of the mRNA sequence.
* Polymorphism, polymorphism describes multiple possible states for a single property
* Polyspheric, a shape composed of more than one sphere, a term used by Chrysler to identify their hemi-derived but lower cost V8 engines built 1955-67
* Polygraph, or "lie detector" (particularly in Defense & Intelligence fields)Mathematics and logic
* Polygon, especially in relation to 3D graphics as used in terms such as high-poly
* Polynomial, a type of mathematical functionOther
* Polyamory, polygamy, and certain other forms of nonmonogamy beginning in poly
* Polyclinic, a clinic where a wide range of health care services (including diagnostics) can be obtained without the need for an overnight stay
* Polyrunning a person good at all track events
* Polytechnic educational institutions
* Polymath, a person well educated in a wide variety of subjects or fields
* Polydactyly, having extra digits in hands or feet
* Poly Technologies, Chinese company
* China Poly Group, Chinese business group

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