from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A molecule that can combine with others to form a polymer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A relatively small molecule which can be covalently bonded to other monomers to form a polymer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The basic conceptual building unit of a polymer; a molecule of low molecular weight which may combine with other molecules to form a molecule in a chain or branched form having high molecular weight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers
mono- + (poly)mer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
mono- + -mer (Wiktionary)