polymeric

[ pol-uh-mer-ik ]

adjectiveChemistry.
  1. of or relating to a polymer.

  2. (of compounds) having the same elements combined in the same proportion but different molecular weights.

Origin of polymeric

1
First recorded in 1840–50; polymer + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for polymeric

polymeric

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈmɛrɪk) /


adjective
  1. of, concerned with, or being a polymer: a polymeric compound

Origin of polymeric

1
C19: from Greek polumerēs having many parts

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