block copolymer

noun

Definition of block copolymer

: a copolymer that is made up of a series of blocks of simpler polymers The Akron polymer system is essentially an extension of a block copolymer of styrene and dienes (e.g., isoprene, butadiene) developed in the early 1960s …Chemical Week

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of block copolymer was in 1954

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“Block copolymer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/block%20copolymer. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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