high polymer

noun

: a substance (such as polystyrene) consisting of molecules that are large multiples of units of low molecular weight

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high polymer was in 1887

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“High polymer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20polymer. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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