polymerization love

Definitions

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

  • noun The bonding of two or more monomers to form a polymer.
  • noun A chemical process that effects this bonding.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The apparent fusion or union of two or more molecules of a compound, forming a more complex molecule with a higher atomic weight and somewhat different physical and chemical properties. Also spelled polymerisation.

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

  • noun (Chem.) The act or process of changing to a polymeric form; the condition resulting from such change.

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

  • noun chemistry The chemical process, normally with the aid of a catalyst, to form a polymer by bonding together multiple identical units (monomers).

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

  • noun a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

polymerize +‎ -ation

Examples

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

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  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is complex and expensive.

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

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  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is complex and expensive.

    Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

    WIBW - HomePage - Headlines

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

    R&D Mag - News

  • In the next step, known as polymerization, the VCM molecule forms chains, converting the gas into a fine, white powder †"vinyl resin â€" which becomes the basis for the final process, compounding.

    TreeHugger

  • Until now PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

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  • Until now, PLA has been produced in a two-step fermentation and chemical process of polymerization, which is both complex and expensive.

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