[ 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.


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Origin of photopolymer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for photopolymer

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈpɒlɪmə) /


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