[ koh-pol-uh-mer ]
/ koʊˈpɒl ə mər /
a chemical compound of high molecular weight produced by polymerizing two or more different monomers together.
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British Dictionary definitions for copolymer
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Science definitions for copolymer
[ kō-pŏl′ə-mər ]
A polymer of two or more different monomers. The synthetic rubber used to make tire treads and shoe soles, for example, is a copolymer made of the monomers butadiene and styrene.
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