Definitions

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

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

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  • noun chemistry A molecule consisting of a chain of three parts, so called monomers. A trimer is formed by joining three identical molecules.

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  • noun a polymer (or a molecule of a polymer) consisting of three identical monomers

Etymologies

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

[tri– + (poly)mer.]

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tri- + -mer

Examples

  • However, this group from Princeton actually make a trimer!

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Acetaldehyde forms a trimer in the presence of acid catalysts such as sulphuric or phosphoric acid, to make paraldehyde, a pharmacological sedative.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Acetaldehyde forms a trimer in the presence of acid catalysts such as sulphuric or phosphoric acid, to make paraldehyde, a pharmacological sedative.

    Alcohol

  • However, this group from Princeton actually make a trimer!

    Chemistry & Cooking

  • There are two forms of acetone peroxide: A dimer and a trimer.

    The Makeshift Arsenal, by Lowry Version 1.2

  • In addition, Diskin says, the team would like to try to resolve the structure of a gp120 trimer-a more complex, three-pronged version of the protein.

    D Mag - News

  • In addition, Diskin says, the team would like to try to resolve the structure of a gp120 trimer-a more complex, three-pronged version of the protein.

    D Mag - News

  • In addition, Diskin says, the team would like to try to resolve the structure of a gp120 trimer-a more complex, three-pronged version of the protein.

    D Mag - News

  • In addition, Diskin says, the team would like to try to resolve the structure of a gp120 trimer-a more complex, three-pronged version of the protein.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • In addition, Diskin says, the team would like to try to resolve the structure of a gp120 trimer-a more complex, three-pronged version of the protein.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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