ALL meanings of addition polymerization

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  • noun addition polymerization the act or process of forming a polymer or polymeric compound. 1
  • noun addition polymerization 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 like (condensation polymerization) or without such elimination (addition polymerization) 1
  • noun addition polymerization the conversion of one compound into another by such a process. 1
  • noun addition polymerization (chemistry) A form of polymerization in which copies of a monomer are repeatedly added to one end of an existing polymer. 0
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