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 (pə-lĭm′ər-ĭ-zā′shən, pŏl′ə-mər-)
1. The bonding of two or more monomers to form a polymer.
2. A chemical process that effects this bonding.


(pəˌlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃən; ˌpɒlɪməraɪ-) or


(Chemistry) the act or process of forming a polymer or copolymer, esp a chemical reaction in which a polymer is formed


(pəˌlɪm ər əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌpɒl ə mər-)

the act or process of forming a polymer or polymeric compound.
po•lym′er•ize`, v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polymerization - a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compoundpolymerization - a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved


[ˈpɒlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃən] Npolimerización f


nPolymerisation f


[pəˌlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃn] npolimerizzazione f
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Kinetic and mechanistic details of these living polymerizations have been investigated leading to new discoveries in initiator/coinitiator systems, and in reactivity control necessary for macromolecular engineering.
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