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monomer

(mŏn`əmər): 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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monomer

[′män·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
A molecule which is capable of combining with like or unlike molecules to form a polymer; it is a repeating structure unit within a polymer. Also known as repeating unit.

monomer

An organic liquid having a relatively low molecular weight which reacts with itself (or other compounds of low molecular weight) to create a solid polymer.

monomer

Chem a compound whose molecules can join together to form a polymer
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Analysis of polystyrene latex sample with capillary column GC: Just as in the GC column packed, validation, qualitative, and quantitative analysis of the residual styrene monomer was performed
Results: HPLC showed statistically significant differences among two groups (P < 0.05) in the amount of eluted monomer There were significant differences at one hour (T 1) (p = 0.001), at two hours (T2) (p = 0.011) and insignificant difference (p = 0.606) was observed at the six hours (T3 ) interval in the residual monomer release in two groups.
The results indicated a decrease in residual monomer concentration with storage time.
While the new low volatile pure monomer resins have the same performance standards as traditional Eastman pure monomer resins, they also offer the assurance of a certified, lower volatility pure monomer resin with lower residual monomer says the company.
(2-4) Gradient latex particles from two monomers A and B constitute a new class of copolymer where the monomer's composition continuously changes along the backbone from being predominantly A to becoming predominantly B.
AN ATTEMPT by an international group of polymer exporters and importers to avoid having to register under the European Union's (EU) REACH chemical control system the monomers used to make their products appears to have failed.
(19) established criteria for the stabilization of an emulsion by trapped species for monomer droplets with an initially uniform size.
Meanwhile, Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., The Woodlands, Texas, announced their intention to form a 50:50 joint venture combining their PS and styrene monomer businesses in North and South America.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 24, 2005 - (JCNN) - Sumitomo Chemical announced on August 22 that its South Korean affiliate LG MMA Corporation has started the construction of a new methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer production facility at it Yeosu plant.
(SDK) (TSE: 4004)(OTC: SHWDF) has developed a new grade of high-performance isocyanate monomer for precision surface treatment of liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and semiconductors.