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- n. A polymer of two or more different monomers.
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- n. a polymer derived from more than one species of monomer
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- n. a polymer consisting of two or more different monomers
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The experimental treatment uses spheres called copolymer micelles that fuse with injured nerve fibers and prevent inflammation from doing more damage to surrounding nerves.
Styrolux is a styrene butadiene copolymer which is both transparent and also impact-resistant.
I got one word for you, young man, one word: Frank-Kasper sigma phase sphere-forming block copolymer melts.
The copolymer part means they're made from two different plastics, the end product having the best properties of both.
INSKEEP: It's a Frank-Kasper sigma phase in sphere-forming block copolymer melts.
He says this is the story about the discovery of a Frank-Kasper sigma phase in sphere-forming block copolymer melts.
PALCA: The X-ray pictures of the particular block copolymer Bates was studying - and in case you're interested, it was a mix of poly isoprene and poly lactide and poly styrene, poly isoprene and poly ethylene oxide anyway, those X-ray pictures suggested something unusual was going on.
BASF and INEOS said in a joint statement that Styrolution will be equally owned and combine their global business activities in styrene monomers, polystyrene, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, styrene-butadiene block copolymers and other styrene-based copolymers as well as copolymer blends.
The solution, says the government, is to employ a copolymer of vinyl acetate and vinyl laurate as the basis for Spanish gum.
The threads encode a copolymer protein composed of elastin - and collagen-like sequences. but her haiku gets to the heart of it:
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