addition polymers


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addition polymers:

see polymerpolymer
, chemical compound with high molecular weight consisting of a number of structural units linked together by covalent bonds (see chemical bond). The simple molecules that may become structural units are themselves called monomers; two monomers combine to form a dimer,
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This principle has been applied mainly to addition polymers such as polyolefins but less so to condensation polymers.