Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemical compound or molecule consisting of two identical simpler molecules.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers

Etymologies

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

[di– + (poly)mer.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

di- + -mer

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.