[ koh-puh-lim-uh-rahyz, koh-pol-uh-muh- ]
/ ˌkoʊ pəˈlɪm əˌraɪz, koʊˈpɒl ə mə- /
verb (used with or without object), co·po·lym·er·ized, co·po·lym·er·iz·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·po·lym·er·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM copolymerizeco·po·lym·er·i·za·tion, noun
Words nearby copolymerize
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British Dictionary definitions for copolymerize
/ (kəʊˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz) /
to react (two compounds) together to produce a copolymer
Derived forms of copolymerizecopolymerization or copolymerisation, noun
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