Polymerization Definition

pə-lĭmər-ĭ-zāshən, pŏlə-mər-
noun
The process of chaining together many simple molecules to form a more complex molecule with different physical properties.
Webster's New World
The changing of a compound into a polymeric form by this process.
Webster's New World
A chemical process that effects this bonding.
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Other Word Forms of Polymerization

Noun

Singular:
polymerization
Plural:
polymerizations

Origin of Polymerization

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