Definition of polysulphone in English:

polysulphone

(also polysulfone)

noun

  • A polymer in which the units contain the sulphone linkage, —SO ₂ —; especially a type of thermosetting synthetic resin which has this structure and is used as a moulding material, especially in electrical and electronic components.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Pronunciation

polysulphone

/ˌpɒlɪˈsʌlfəʊn/