polycondensation

noun
poly·​con·​den·​sa·​tion | \ ˌpä-lē-ˌkän-ˌden-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce polycondensation (audio) , -dən- \

Definition of polycondensation

: a chemical condensation leading to the formation of a compound of high molecular weight

First Known Use of polycondensation

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Polycondensation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polycondensation. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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