addition polymerization


Definition of addition polymerization

: polymerization without formation of a by-product distinguished from condensation polymerization

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First Known Use of addition polymerization

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Addition polymerization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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