photopolymerization

[foh-toh-puh-lim-er-uh-zey-shuh n, -pol-uh-mer-]

noun Chemistry.

polymerization induced by light.

Nearby words

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

Origin of photopolymerization

First recorded in 1915–20; photo- + polymerization

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