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polymerize

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verb, po·ly·mer·ize \pə-ˈli-mə-ˌrīz, ˈpä-lə-mə-\

Definition of polymerize

polymerizedpolymerizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to polymerization

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo polymerization



1865

First Known Use of polymerize

1865


Medical Dictionary

polymerize

verb po·ly·mer·ize

Medical Definition of polymerize

polymerized also British polymerised; polymerizing also British polymerising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to subject to polymerization

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo polymerization



Variants of polymerize

also British polymerise \pə-ˈlim-ə-ˌrīz, ˈpäl-ə-mə-\play play

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