Definition of telomerization
: a chemical reaction involving addition of fragments of one molecule (as of an alcohol, acetal, or chloroform) to the ends of a polymerizing olefin system telomerization of carbon tetrachloride with styrene in the presence of acetyl peroxide forms the telomer Cl[CH(C6H5)CH2]nCCl3
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Origin and Etymology of telomerization
telomer + -ize + -ation
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