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dimerize

[ dahy-muh-rahyz ]
/ 藞da瑟 m蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), di路mer路ized, di路mer路iz路ing.Chemistry.
to form (a dimer), as in polymerization.
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Origin of dimerize

1850鈥55; back formation from dimerization;see dimer, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM dimerize

di路mer路i路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dimerize

dimerize

dimerise

/ (藞da瑟m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
to react or cause to react to form a dimer

Derived forms of dimerize

dimerization or dimerisation, noun
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