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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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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.
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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.
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Chem a compound whose molecules can join together to form a polymer
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