Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A molecule consisting of two identical simpler molecules.
  • n. A chemical compound consisting of such molecules.

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  • n. A molecule consisting of two identical halves, formed by joining two identical molecules, sometimes with a single atom acting as a bridge.

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  • n. a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

di-1 + (poly)mer.

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di- + -mer

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