- of or relating to a polymer.
- (of compounds) having the same elements combined in the same proportion but different molecular weights.
Origin of polymeric
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The substance investigated was acetaldehyde, C2H4O, in its relation to paraldehyde, a polymeric modification.
- of, concerned with, or being a polymera polymeric compound
Word Origin for polymeric
C19: from Greek polumerēs having many parts
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Word Origin and History for polymeric
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- Having the properties of a polymer.
- Of or relating to polymeria.
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