polymerization

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po·lym·er·i·za·tion

 (pə-lĭm′ər-ĭ-zā′shən, pŏl′ə-mər-)
n.
1. The bonding of two or more monomers to form a polymer.
2. A chemical process that effects this bonding.

polymerization

(pəˌlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃən; ˌpɒlɪməraɪ-) or

polymerisation

n
(Chemistry) the act or process of forming a polymer or copolymer, esp a chemical reaction in which a polymer is formed

po•lym•er•i•za•tion

(pəˌlɪm ər əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌpɒl ə mər-)

n.
the act or process of forming a polymer or polymeric compound.
[1875–80]
po•lym′er•ize`, v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polymerization - a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compoundpolymerization - a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Translations

polymerization

[ˈpɒlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃən] Npolimerización f

polymerization

nPolymerisation f

polymerization

[pəˌlɪməraɪˈzeɪʃn] npolimerizzazione f
References in periodicals archive ?
This implies a strong gel effect (diffusion-controlled termination reaction, thereby leading to a rapidly increased X with t) [11] occurring in the early stage of this highly cross-linked polymerization system.
As discussed above, the termination and propagation reactions occurring in the highly cross-linked polymerization system are governed by the diffusion-controlled mechanisms.