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mon·o·mer

 (mŏn′ə-mər)
n.
A molecule that can combine with other molecules to form a polymer.


mon′o·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk) adj.

monomer

(ˈmɒnəmə)
n
(Chemistry) chem a compound whose molecules can join together to form a polymer
monomeric adj

mon•o•mer

(ˈmɒn ə mər)

n.
a molecule of low molecular weight capable of reacting with other molecules of low molecular weight to form a polymer.
[1910–15]
mon`o•mer′ic (-ˈmɛr ɪk) adj.

mon·o·mer

(mŏn′ə-mər)
A molecule that can combine with others of the same kind to form a polymer. Glucose molecules, for example, are monomers that can combine to form the polymer cellulose.

monomer

A basic unit from which a polymer is made.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monomer - a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymersmonomer - a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Translations
monomeeri
monomer

monomer

[ˈmɒnəməʳ] n (Chem) → monomero
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[ClickPress, Tue Sep 03 2019] The increasing dominance of synthetic rubber variants such as ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) in the worldwide rubber market can be widely attributed to polarization of regional production operations in addition to the high volatility of prices for natural rubber, which is increasingly pushing users away from natural rubber towards alternatives like EPDM.
Evonik Industries, April 28, 2017: he Evonik segment Performance Materials announces a global price increase for the VISIOMER[R] methyl methacrylate and other methacrylate monomer products.
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Styrene is an unsaturated aromatic monomer compound commonly used in industrial polymer industries such as polystyrene latex and plastic making.
The oil and gas firm said it intends to open a new Monomer preparation facility (MPF) and a Performance Polymers unit (PPU) that will process monomers into a solid polymer resin.
This developer of a novel electron deficient monomer platform has issued its 50th global patent relating to its 1,1-dicarbonyl substituted alkene monomer technology.
However, it is possible to have residual monomer leakage from these resins even after setting is completed.
This study was conducted to determine the effect of varying curing conditions on the residual monomer concentrations of heat cure acrylic denture resin.
8,475,774 B2; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies has patented a composition comprising a continuous water phase; a discontinuous oil phase comprising a UV-absorbing polyester that is formed by a polycondensation reaction of dimerdiol (monomer 1), di-trimethylolpropane (monomer 2), dimethyladipate (monomer 3) and benzenepropanoic acid (monomer 4), in an amount effective to provide the composition with an SPF of about 2 or more in the absence of a UV-screening compound; and an oil gelling polymer.
Eastman Chemical Company, supplier of pure monomer resins, is introducing its new line of low volatile pure monomer resins including: Kristalex 5140LV, Kristalex 31.15LV, Kristalex 31.00LV and Plastolyn 290LV.
Due to their very low monomer content, new solvent-free laminating adhesives from the Liofol LA 7777 family are suitable for high harrier films that demand low CO2 formation from the adhesive.