Dictionary.com

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- /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between 鈥渁ffect鈥 and 鈥渆ffect.鈥
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK