HyperDic: polymer

English > 1 sense of the word polymer:
NOUNsubstancepolymera naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
polymer > pronunciation
Soundspaa'lahmer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > polymer: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers.
NarrowercopolymerA polymer consisting of two or more different monomers
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA(biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix
ligninA complex polymer
polyamide, polymeric amideA polymer containing repeated amide groups
polyurethane, polyurethanAny of various polymers containing the urethane radical
ribonucleic acid, RNA(biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes
silicone, silicone polymerAny of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures
synthetic resinA resin having a polymeric structure
trimerA polymer (or a molecule of a polymer) consisting of three identical monomers
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishpolímero, polímeros
Catalanpolímer
Adjectivespolymericof or relating to or consisting of a polymer
Verbspolymerizeundergo polymerization
polymerizecause (a compound) to polymerize

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