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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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