Definition of Polymerization

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




Definition of Polymerization

1. n. The act or process of changing to a polymeric form; the condition resulting from such change.

Definition of Polymerization

1. Noun. (chemistry) The chemical process, normally with the aid of a catalyst, to form a polymer by bonding together multiple identical units (monomers). ¹

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Definition of Polymerization

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Polymerization

1. The act or process of changing to a polymeric form; the condition resulting from such change. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polymerization

polymeride
polymerides
polymerisable
polymerisation
polymerisations
polymerise
polymerised
polymerises
polymerising
polymerism
polymerisms
polymerizability
polymerizable
polymerizate
polymerizates
polymerization (current term)
polymerizations
polymerize
polymerized
polymerizer
polymerizers
polymerizes
polymerizing
polymerlike
polymerone
polymerous
polymers
polymersome
polymersomes
polymery

Literary usage of Polymerization

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1. Laboratory Methods of Inorganic Chemistry by Heinrich Biltz, Wilhelm Biltz (1909)
"polymerization AND DISSOCIATION. The phenomena of polymerization and dissociation, ... By polymerization is understood the adding together of particles of ..."

2. Laboratory Methods of Inorganic Chemistry by Heinrich Biltz, Wilhelm Biltz (1909)
"polymerization AND DISSOCIATION. The phenomena of polymerization and dissociation, ... By polymerization is understood the adding together of particles of ..."

3. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"polymerization of Hydrocarbons. The polymerization of unsaturated hydrocarbons is a phenomenon the mechanism of which is exceedingly obscure, in fact, ..."

4. General Principles of Organic Syntheses by Petr Petrovich Aleksi︠e︡ev (1906)
"polymerization. Sometimes polymerization is the result of an indirect complication ... Certain bodies bring about polymerization by their simple presence. ..."

5. Solid Bitumens, Their Physical and Chemical Properties and Chemical Analysis by Stephen Farnum Peckham (1909)
"(3) polymerization. By polymerization is meant the aggregation or ... Mabery has remarked, polymerization cannot take place among molecules of the paraffine ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"polymerization. 1. Butadiene and Isoprene. polymerization of butadiene was carried out at 50° in as ealed tube containing 2~ 4 g of butadiene and the ..."

7. A New Basis for Chemistry: A Chemical Philosophy by Thomas Sterry Hunt (1886)
"Having reached this point, he proceeds as follows : "What, now, is the true value of the coefficient « of polymerization ? What is the real molecular ..."

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