copolymerization

noun
co·​po·​ly·​mer·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌkō-pə-ˌli-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce copolymerization (audio) , ˌkō-ˌpä-lə-mə- \

Definition of copolymerization

: the polymerization of two substances (such as different monomers) together

Other Words from copolymerization

copolymerize \ ˌkō-​pə-​ˈli-​mə-​ˌrīz How to pronounce copolymerize (audio) , ˌkō-​ˈpä-​lə-​mə-​ How to pronounce copolymerize (audio) \ verb

First Known Use of copolymerization

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Copolymerization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/copolymerization. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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copolymerization

noun
co·​po·​ly·​mer·​iza·​tion
variants: or British copolymerisation \ ˌkō-​pə-​ˌlim-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce copolymerisation (audio) , ˌkō-​ˌpäl-​ə-​mə-​ How to pronounce copolymerisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of copolymerization

: the polymerization of two substances (as two different monomers) together

Other Words from copolymerization

copolymerize or British copolymerise \ ˌkō-​pə-​ˈlim-​ə-​ˌrīz How to pronounce copolymerise (audio) , ˌkō-​ˈpäl-​ə-​mə-​ How to pronounce copolymerise (audio) \ verb copolymerized or British copolymerised; copolymerizing or British copolymerising

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