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Polymer

Polymer

WordNet



noun


(1)   A naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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Etymology


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Noun



  1. 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.