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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.
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copolymerize

(kəʊˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz) or

copolymerise

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


Past participle: copolymerized
Gerund: copolymerizing

Imperative
copolymerize
copolymerize
Present
I copolymerize
you copolymerize
he/she/it copolymerizes
we copolymerize
you copolymerize
they copolymerize
Preterite
I copolymerized
you copolymerized
he/she/it copolymerized
we copolymerized
you copolymerized
they copolymerized
Present Continuous
I am copolymerizing
you are copolymerizing
he/she/it is copolymerizing
we are copolymerizing
you are copolymerizing
they are copolymerizing
Present Perfect
I have copolymerized
you have copolymerized
he/she/it has copolymerized
we have copolymerized
you have copolymerized
they have copolymerized
Past Continuous
I was copolymerizing
you were copolymerizing
he/she/it was copolymerizing
we were copolymerizing
you were copolymerizing
they were copolymerizing
Past Perfect
I had copolymerized
you had copolymerized
he/she/it had copolymerized
we had copolymerized
you had copolymerized
they had copolymerized
Future
I will copolymerize
you will copolymerize
he/she/it will copolymerize
we will copolymerize
you will copolymerize
they will copolymerize
Future Perfect
I will have copolymerized
you will have copolymerized
he/she/it will have copolymerized
we will have copolymerized
you will have copolymerized
they will have copolymerized
Future Continuous
I will be copolymerizing
you will be copolymerizing
he/she/it will be copolymerizing
we will be copolymerizing
you will be copolymerizing
they will be copolymerizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been copolymerizing
you have been copolymerizing
he/she/it has been copolymerizing
we have been copolymerizing
you have been copolymerizing
they have been copolymerizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been copolymerizing
you will have been copolymerizing
he/she/it will have been copolymerizing
we will have been copolymerizing
you will have been copolymerizing
they will have been copolymerizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been copolymerizing
you had been copolymerizing
he/she/it had been copolymerizing
we had been copolymerizing
you had been copolymerizing
they had been copolymerizing
Conditional
I would copolymerize
you would copolymerize
he/she/it would copolymerize
we would copolymerize
you would copolymerize
they would copolymerize
Past Conditional
I would have copolymerized
you would have copolymerized
he/she/it would have copolymerized
we would have copolymerized
you would have copolymerized
they would have copolymerized
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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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