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cross-link

 (krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-link·ing, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

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cross-linkage

n
(Chemistry) a chemical bond, atom, or group of atoms that connects two adjacent chains of atoms in a large molecule such as a polymer or protein

cross-link

(n. ˈkrɔsˌlɪŋk, ˈkrɒs-; v. -ˈlɪŋk)

n.
1. a bond, atom, or group linking the chains of atoms in a polymer or other complex organic molecule.
v.t.
2. to attach by a cross-link.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cross-link - a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
bond, chemical bond - an electrical force linking atoms
Verb1.cross-link - join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
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On this background, a novel cross-linked fluid loss additive (SDFL) was developed by altering the wettability of humic acid with fatty amine and appropriate crosslinking agent.
The superabsorbent composite was prepared by graft copolymerization of acrylic acid onto gelatin in the presence of a crosslinking agent and powdery kaolin.
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