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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.
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polymerize

(ˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz; pəˈlɪmə-) or

polymerise

vb
(Chemistry) to react or cause to react to form a polymer
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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
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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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In this way, Hbs that polymerize in fishes responded to conditions resembling those under which human HbS polymerizes to cause sickle cell disease.
The fumes were caused by heat generated when monomer starts to polymerize. As it polymerizes, it generates fumes which come out of the vapor relief valve installed on the roof of the storage tank, it said.
Because this part of the beam is so small, it polymerizes only the narrowest of swaths of material a time.
has been granted a patent for a process for coating a metallic surface of an aircraft comprised of applying a composition that polymerizes to form a polyurea wherein the polyurea is formed from an A-side and a B-side, where the weight percents of components for the A-side are: 30%-65% of polyisocyanate; from 15%-70% a polytetramethylene ether glycol; diluent, 0%-20%; where the weight percents of components for the B-side are: from 35%-405 of one or more diamines; from 205-70% of one or more amine terminated polyether polyols, and wherein the polyurea has a tensile strength of more than 3500 psi and at least 700% elongation.
The biobased nylon that Ajinomoto and Toray will develop is produced from plant materials by decarbonating the amino acid lysine through an enzyme reaction to make 1,5-PD, which Toray then polymerizes with dicarboxylic acid.
A new compounding process polymerizes liquid monomer without solvent in a single-shaft, plug-flow "Kneader Reactor," then transfers the viscous polymer to a twin-shaft "Kneader Finisher," where secondary polymers, additives, and fillers may be added before the compound is pelletized.
(3) Some authors believe that physical proprieties such as hardness and transversal resistance are favored when this process polymerizes the resins, (4) others believe that the polymerization by immersion in heated water during a long cycle results in better physical properties.