verb (used with or without object), di·mer·ized, di·mer·iz·ing. Chemistry.
- to form (a dimer), as in polymerization.
Also especially British, di·mer·ise.
Origin of dimerize
1850–55;Related formsdi·mer·i·za·tion, noun
back formation from dimerization;
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for dimerise
Derived Formsdimerization or dimerisation, noun
- to react or cause to react to form a dimer
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