- to subject to polymerization.
- to undergo polymerization.
Also especially British, po·lym·er·ise.
Origin of polymerize
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Examples from the Web for polymerize
A drawback particularly associated with ethylene 45 oxide is its tendency to polymerize during storage.U.S. Patent 4,293,314: Gelled Fuel-Air Explosive
Bertram O. Stull
- to react or cause to react to form a polymer
Word Origin and History for polymerize
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- To undergo or subject to polymerization.