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pol·y·mer·ize

 (pŏl′ə-mə-rīz′, pə-lĭm′ə-)
intr. & tr.v. pol·y·mer·ized, pol·y·mer·iz·ing, pol·y·mer·iz·es
To undergo or subject to polymerization.

polymerize

(ˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz; pəˈlɪmə-) or

polymerise

vb
(Chemistry) to react or cause to react to form a polymer

polymerize


Past participle: polymerized
Gerund: polymerizing

Imperative
polymerize
polymerize
Present
I polymerize
you polymerize
he/she/it polymerizes
we polymerize
you polymerize
they polymerize
Preterite
I polymerized
you polymerized
he/she/it polymerized
we polymerized
you polymerized
they polymerized
Present Continuous
I am polymerizing
you are polymerizing
he/she/it is polymerizing
we are polymerizing
you are polymerizing
they are polymerizing
Present Perfect
I have polymerized
you have polymerized
he/she/it has polymerized
we have polymerized
you have polymerized
they have polymerized
Past Continuous
I was polymerizing
you were polymerizing
he/she/it was polymerizing
we were polymerizing
you were polymerizing
they were polymerizing
Past Perfect
I had polymerized
you had polymerized
he/she/it had polymerized
we had polymerized
you had polymerized
they had polymerized
Future
I will polymerize
you will polymerize
he/she/it will polymerize
we will polymerize
you will polymerize
they will polymerize
Future Perfect
I will have polymerized
you will have polymerized
he/she/it will have polymerized
we will have polymerized
you will have polymerized
they will have polymerized
Future Continuous
I will be polymerizing
you will be polymerizing
he/she/it will be polymerizing
we will be polymerizing
you will be polymerizing
they will be polymerizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been polymerizing
you have been polymerizing
he/she/it has been polymerizing
we have been polymerizing
you have been polymerizing
they have been polymerizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been polymerizing
you will have been polymerizing
he/she/it will have been polymerizing
we will have been polymerizing
you will have been polymerizing
they will have been polymerizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been polymerizing
you had been polymerizing
he/she/it had been polymerizing
we had been polymerizing
you had been polymerizing
they had been polymerizing
Conditional
I would polymerize
you would polymerize
he/she/it would polymerize
we would polymerize
you would polymerize
they would polymerize
Past Conditional
I would have polymerized
you would have polymerized
he/she/it would have polymerized
we would have polymerized
you would have polymerized
they would have polymerized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.polymerize - cause (a compound) to polymerize
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change integrity - change in physical make-up
2.polymerize - undergo polymerization
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change integrity - change in physical make-up
copolymerise, copolymerize - polymerize together; "the two substances copolymerized"
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The lens manufacturer makes hundreds of thousands of contact lenses each week at its UK plant on the south coast, a process that involves the injection of a polymerisable feed material into a mould, which is then oven-cured.
Towards the development of biomaterials for the delivery of hydrophobic drugs, in this project, biocompatible, polymerisable Room Temperature Ionic Liquids (RTILs) based on 1-vinylimidazole and amino acids, as well as nanoparticulate co-polymeric gels of the same RTILs and 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA)/1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone (NVP) with superabsorbency for both water and several organic liquids will be synthesized and characterised.
The AcrySof Natural IOL (Alcon) was manufactured with the same material as the AcrySof single-piece IOL, but with an additional covalently bound yellow polymerisable chromophore.