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copolymerize

[ koh-puh-lim-uh-rahyz, koh-pol-uh-muh- ]
/ 藢ko蕣 p蓹藞l瑟m 蓹藢ra瑟z, ko蕣藞p蓲l 蓹 m蓹- /
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verb (used with or without object), co路po路lym路er路ized, co路po路lym路er路iz路ing.Chemistry.
to subject to or undergo a change analogous to polymerization but with a union of two or more different monomers.
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Also especially British, co路po路lym路er路ise .

Origin of copolymerize

First recorded in 1935鈥40; copolymer + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM copolymerize

co路po路lym路er路i路za路tion, noun

Words nearby copolymerize

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British Dictionary definitions for copolymerize

copolymerize

copolymerise

/ (k蓹蕣藞p蓲l瑟m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
to react (two compounds) together to produce a copolymer

Derived forms of copolymerize

copolymerization or copolymerisation, noun
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