addition polymerization

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of addition polymerization was in 1943

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“Addition polymerization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/addition%20polymerization. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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