intr. & tr.v.pol·y·mer·ized, pol·y·mer·iz·ing, pol·y·mer·iz·es
To undergo or subject to polymerization.
(third-person singular simple present polymerizes, present participle polymerizing, simple past and past participle polymerized)
polymer +â€Ž -ize
Variant of polymerization
- the process of chaining together many simple molecules to form a more complex molecule with different physical properties
- the changing of a compound into a polymeric form by this process