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co·pol·y·mer·ize

 (kō-pŏl′ə-mə-rīz′, kō′pə-lĭm′ə-)
v. co·pol·y·mer·ized, co·pol·y·mer·iz·ing, co·pol·y·mer·iz·es
v.tr.
To polymerize (different monomers) together.
v.intr.
To react to form a copolymer.

co·pol′y·mer·i·za′tion (-mər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

copolymerize

(kəʊˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz) or

copolymerise

vb
(Chemistry) to react (two compounds) together to produce a copolymer
coˌpolymeriˈzation, coˌpolymeriˈsation n

co•po•lym•er•ize

(ˌkoʊ pəˈlɪm əˌraɪz, koʊˈpɒl ə mə-)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to subject to or undergo a change analogous to polymerization but with a union of two or more different monomers.
[1935–40]
co`po•lym`er•i•za′tion, n.

copolymerize


Past participle: copolymerized
Gerund: copolymerizing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.copolymerize - polymerize together; "the two substances copolymerized"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
polymerise, polymerize - undergo polymerization
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