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-mer

suff.
1. Polymer: elastomer.
2. Isomer: epimer.

[German, -mer (as in Polymer, polymer Isomer, isomer) and French -mère, both from Greek meros, part; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

-mer

suffix forming nouns
(Chemistry) chem denoting a substance of a particular class: monomer; polymer.
[from Greek meros part]

-mer

a combining form used in the names of classes of molecules, chemical compounds, etc., that exhibit the feature specified by the initial element: elastomer; monomer.
[extracted from isomer or polymer]

mer.

1. meridian.
2. meridional.
References in classic literature ?
On the sum- mer afternoon in the office when he was on the point of becoming her lover a half grotesque little incident brought his love-making quickly to an end.
A little after noon we ended the ascent and arrived at the new hotel on the Montanvert, and had a view of six miles, right up the great glacier, the famous Mer de Glace.
We crossed the Mer de Glace in safety, but we had misgivings.
The balmy sum- mer air, the restful quiet, the odor of the flowers, and the drowsing murmur of the bees had had their effect, and she was nodding over her knit- ting -- for she had no company but the cat, and it was asleep in her lap.
and his father came from England, I never could come at the truth of his origin; but he was either a great mer chant in London, or a great country lawyer, or the youngest son of a bishop.
We were talking French and he used the term homme de mer.
In front of their cottage grew an under-sized ash; and on sum- mer afternoons she would bring out a chair on the grass-plot and sit down with her sewing.
First it was the young Vicomte de Cormontreuil, who has his bell tower three leagues distant from Reims; then Messire Henri de Triancourt, equerry to the King; then less than that, Chiart de Beaulion, sergeant-at-arms; then, still descending, Guery Aubergeon, carver to the King; then, Mace de Frépus, barber to monsieur the dauphin; then, Thévenin le Moine, King's cook; then, the men growing continually younger and less noble, she fell to Guillaume Racine, minstrel of the hurdy gurdy and to Thierry de Mer, lamplighter.
Her hair is still like flax, and her blue eyes are just like a baby's, and she has the same three freckles on her little nose, and talks about going back to her bains de mer.
After successfully developing advanced technologies for 30 years, MER is fortunate to become part of ATS, who is fully committed to making MER's appropriate existing technologies commercially successful.
We are excited to bring CellO's great team, technologies and assets to the MER Group Telecom division," says Yaniv Ben Haim, "Our innovative cross-company technologies and strong intellectual property better positioned us to address the ever-growing cellular broadband customer needs and provide our customers with the perfect answer to their wireless network coverage and capacity challenges.