- a molecule composed of three identical, simpler molecules
- a substance composed of such molecules: CH is a trimer of CH
Origin of trimer; from tri- + Classical Greek meros, a part: see merit
Origin of trimertri– + (poly)mer.
- (chemistry) A molecule consisting of a chain of three parts, so called monomers. A trimer is formed by joining three identical molecules.
tri- +"Ž -mer