Definitions

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

  • noun A molecule that can combine with other molecules to form a polymer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) 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.

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  • noun chemistry A relatively small molecule which can be covalently bonded to other monomers to form a polymer.

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

  • noun a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers

Etymologies

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

[mono– + (poly)mer.]

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mono- + -mer

Examples

  • "A fliD-deficient mutant becomes non-motile because it lacks flagellar filaments and leaks flagellin monomer out into the medium."

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • "A fliD-deficient mutant becomes non-motile because it lacks flagellar filaments and leaks flagellin monomer out into the medium."

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • The monomer is specific for every polymer and determines the name of the substance.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 1991

  • The plant will be constructed within an existing Hexion manufacturing complex in Onsan to produce Cardura monomer, which is a glycidyl ester derivative of Versatic Acid 10.

    New Statesman

  • The plant will be constructed within an existing Hexion manufacturing complex in Onsan to produce Cardura monomer, which is a glycidyl ester derivative of Versatic Acid 10.

    New Statesman

  • The manufacturing steps for Tedlar oriented film include producing vinyl fluoride (VF) monomer, which is converted into polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resins, and extruded into the Tedlar film.

    AMEinfo.com Latest News

  • The manufacturing steps for Tedlar oriented film include producing vinyl fluoride (VF) monomer, which is converted into polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resins, and extruded into the Tedlar film.

    AMEinfo.com Latest News

  • The manufacturing steps for Tedlar film include producing vinyl fluoride (VF) monomer, which is converted into polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resins, and extruded into the Tedlar film.

    Renewable Energy News - RenewableEnergyWorld.com

  • The manufacturing steps for Tedlar oriented film include producing vinyl fluoride (VF) monomer, which is converted into polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resins, and extruded into the Tedlar film.

    AMEinfo.com Latest News

  • The plant will be constructed within an existing Hexion manufacturing complex in Onsan to produce Cardura monomer, which is a glycidyl ester derivative of Versatic Acid 10.

    New Statesman

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