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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 ?
In the beche-de- mer that was current among the blacks of a thousand islands and ten thousand dialects, the Arangi's procession of passengers assured her of her fate.
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.
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.
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.
Spread over three areas - La Mer South, La Mer North and The Wharf - it will bring 130 cafes, licensed restaurants, hotels and a water park to the Jumeirah district.
Minister for EU Affairs mer elik, who was reminded of his evaluation regarding the social media messages sent in the name of President Recep Tayyip Erdo?
Under the terms of the agreement, which is with an unnamed converged networking solutions provider, Mer will provide the solutions for third-generation (3G) mobile, fixed and interconnect billing.
26,27 In terms of specific outbreaks, a special course to improve the students' knowledge of MERS should be provided.
com/mers-outbreak-2015-thailand-took-4-days-confirm-first-mers-case-leading-worries-about-1974557) first case of MERS last June - a 75-year-old businessman from Oman.
The protein could be used to develop vaccines or treatments to protect people from MERS, an international team of researchers report online July 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.