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A polymer of two or more different monomers.

co·pol′y·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.


(Chemistry) a chemical compound of high molecular weight formed by uniting the molecules of two or more different compounds (monomers). Compare polymer, oligomer


(koʊˈpɒl ə mər)

a chemical compound of high molecular weight produced by polymerizing two or more different monomers.
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Noun1.copolymer - a polymer consisting of two or more different monomers
polymer - a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
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Patent 9,062,193 (June 23, 2015), "Heat Aging Resistant Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer Composition and Process for Its Production," Steven R.
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Kepstan 6000 polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) copolymer is a high-performance thermoplastic material.
Sartomer Company has launched SMA2021 copolymer, a styrene maleic anhydride copolymer that offers improved heat resistance without compromising water resistance in polymer modification, leather re-tanning, graphic arts, coatings and over-print varnish applications.
The thermoplastic material is selected from the group consisting of a copolymer containing at least two of the same monomers and a mixture of at least two polymers from single monomers.
The cycloalkenyl acrylate monomer is incorporated into the copolymer chain through the vinyl C=C bond of the acrylate group, leaving the C=C bond in the cycloalkenyl ring available to react with oxygen.
This three-stage analysis (SEC-MS-MS) was able to discern block length in the PEO/PPO/PEO triblock copolymer as well as the block length versus overall molecular mass.
Nonetheless, chemists can force them together so the substances assemble themselves into a so-called block copolymer, in which the two materials are inextricably linked (SN: 9/3/88, p.