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A polymer that consists of three distinct monomers.

[Latin ter, thrice; see trei- in Indo-European roots + polymer.]


(Chemistry) chem a chemical compound composed of three additional chemical compounds


(tərˈpɒl ə mər)

a polymer consisting of three different monomers, as the resin ABS.
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For example, stretching the poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene-chlorofluoroethylene) [P(VDF-TrFE-CFE)] terpolymer can lead to different electrocaloric responses [23].
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Polyketone (PK) is a terpolymer derived from polymerization of monomers of carbon monoxide, ethylene, and propylene.
The Armaflex LTD cryogenic insulation materials utilise a completely new diene terpolymer where a much lower glass transition point has been achieved.
The company's new V75J peroxide-cured, terpolymer FKM uses "innovative filler combinations" to improve its strength which enables litharge curatives to be dropped for environmental reasons.
Advanced Materials Silicones introduced Silsoft Q cationic amino quaternized silicone terpolymer.
Scientists at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) and the Department of Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, are using phase-sensitive neutron reflectometry to characterize the structure of a medically relevant membrane-mimetic system composed of a polyelectrolyte cushion, a terpolymer, and a self-assembled phospholipid monolayer.
Principal component of the compound is DuPont Dow Elastomers' VITON GE terpolymer, an elastomer well known for its extraordinary performan ce characteristics in harsh service environments.
An increase in green strength, improved dimensional stability, reduced cold flow and enhanced elastic behaviour constitute the main advantages of the terpolymer over butyl rubber.
Duan and coworkers [9] chose glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) as the functional monomer of porous terpolymer to immobilize Candida lipolytica lipase, and the results showed that the pore structure of terpolymers was beneficial for immobilization of enzyme.
Key statement: Disclosed is an ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer having isotactic polypropylene crystallinity compounded with a blend rubber wherein the terpolymer can be present in an amount effective to improve tack, aged tensile strength retention, fatigue resistance, ozone cracking resistance and reversion resistance.
VINNAPAS 8620 E is based on a terpolymer of vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate and ethylene, and is ideal for the formulation of high-quality, low-emission tile adhesives.