photopolymer

[ foh-toh-pol-uh-mer ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊˈpɒl ə mər /

noun Chemistry.

a polymer or plastic that undergoes a change in physical or chemical properties when exposed to light.

Nearby words

  1. photopic adaptation,
  2. photopic eye,
  3. photopic vision,
  4. photoplay,
  5. photopolarimeter,
  6. photopolymerization,
  7. photopositive,
  8. photoprint,
  9. photoproton,
  10. photopsia

Origin of photopolymer


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British Dictionary definitions for photopolymer

photopolymer

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈpɒlɪmə) /

noun

a polymeric material that is sensitive to light: used in printing plates, microfilms, etc
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