Meaning of POLYMER in English

ˈpälə̇mə(r), -lēm- noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from polymeric; probably originally formed in German

: a natural or synthetic chemical compound or mixture of compounds formed by polymerization and consisting essentially of repeating structural units ; especially : high polymer — compare copolymer , dimer , homopolymer , isomer , monomer ; macromolecule , plastic , resin 2a, synthetic fiber , synthetic rubber

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