What's the meaning of 'Polypropylene ear right/left'?

Polypropylene is a kind of material.

What does ear right, ear left mean?

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    Welcome to the site. Next time it might be useful if you could provide a bit more context. – brasshat Sep 8 '14 at 4:39
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    Out of context, it means nothing at all. – Janus Bahs Jacquet Sep 8 '14 at 7:17

Welcome to the site. Best guess given lack of context is that this is is form an audiologist's order or a hearing assist device. Polypropylene is the material from which the exterior of the device is to be made, and ear right / left is for the audiologist to specify whether the device is for use in the right or left ear.

  • I work in the field of polymers—"ear right/left" definitely has no connection to the materials themselves. So this seems as likely an explanation as any. – aeismail Sep 8 '14 at 9:25

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