Definition of Polymerisation

1. Noun. A chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound.




Definition of Polymerisation

1. Noun. (British spelling chemistry) (alternative spelling of polymerization) ¹

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Definition of Polymerisation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Polymerisation

1. The process of polymer formation. In many cases this requires nucleation and will only occur above a certain critical concentration. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polymerisation

polymerase beta
polymerase chain reaction
polymerase g
polymerase gamma
polymerases
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polymeria
polymeric
polymeric amide
polymeric methylene diphenyl diisocyanate
polymerically
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polymeride
polymerides
polymerisable
polymerisation (current term)
polymerisations
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Literary usage of Polymerisation

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"On the polymerisation of Isoprene. .Sy Professor WA TILDEN, FRS Many years ago I showed that the principal terpenes, when decomposed by heat, yield, ..."

2. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1918)
"polymerisation. The term polymerisation is clearly marked out from the process dealt ... A polymerisation product is one formed by the union of two or more ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"Hence the change they are measuring cannot be the polymerisation, and, as it is unimolecular, must be of the form— Emi = Em', and the polymerisation which ..."

4. The Principles of Chemistry by Dmitry Ivanovich Mendeleyev (1891)
"cognise for silica, lead oxide, and other compounds. This polymerisation, it seems to me, may be understood thus : a hydrate A (for example, ..."

5. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"The rate of polymerisation is therefore a maximum when one-half of the ... The action of acids is more complicated, polymerisation and hydrolysis to urea ..."

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