polymerize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to endure or subject to polymerization.
    • To cause polymerization of; to make polymers from; to improve the molecular body weight of, without altering the atomic proportions; thus, specific acids polymerize aldehyde.
  • verb:
    • to transform a monomer to a polymer by polymerization
    • to endure polymerization
    • cause (a compound) to polymerize
    • go through polymerization
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to improve into another material getting the same atomic proportions, but an increased molecular body weight; to undergo polymerization; hence, aldehyde polymerizes in forming paraldehyde.
  • others:
    • to mix or cause to mix to be able to form polymerides. In addition spelled polymerise.

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