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1. Zoology Having many teeth or toothlike processes.
2. Chemistry Having several or multiple possible binding sites.
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1. (Zoology) having many teeth
2. (Chemistry) (of a ligand) having several points from which it can be attached to a central atom
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Each line of the matrix M displays a microstates configuration through a sequence of zeroes in those positions where the sites of multidentate macromolecule are not occupied by a ligand, and with a sequence of ones in those positions where the sites are bound to the ligand.
Key statement: The present invention is directed to a rubber composition comprising: a functionalized elastomer comprising: a polymeric backbone chain derived from a monomer comprising at least one conjugated diene monomer and optionally at least one vinyl aromatic monomer; and a functional group bonded to the backbone chain, the functional group comprising a multidentate ligand capable of complexing with a metal ion; and a metal ion.

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