Meaning of polymerization
Pronunciation: (pu-lim"ur-u-zā'shun, pol"u-mur-), [key]
— n. Chem.
- the act or process of forming a polymer or polymeric compound.
- the combination of many like or unlike molecules to form a more complex product of higher molecular weight, with elimination of water, alcohol, or the likeor without such elimination
- the conversion of one compound into another by such a process.
- polymerization (Thesaurus)