terpolymer

noun

ter·​poly·​mer ˌtər-ˈpä-lə-mər How to pronounce terpolymer (audio)
: a polymer (such as a complex resin) that results from copolymerization of three discrete monomers

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of terpolymer was circa 1947

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“Terpolymer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terpolymer. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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