Science Word of the Day

ABLATIVE POLYMER, n: Any polymer or resin with low thermal conductivity which melts when its surface is heated and forms a heat-resistant layer of charred material. These materials cover the cones of projectiles and space vehicles and protect them from high temperatures in outer space.


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