polymer
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpɒl.ɨ.mə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpɑ.lɪ.mɚ/
Noun

polymer

  1. (organic chemistry) A long or larger molecule consisting of a chain or network of many repeating units, formed by chemically bonding together many identical or similar small molecules called monomers. A polymer is formed by polymerization, the joining of many monomer molecules.
  2. A material consisting of such polymer molecules.
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