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POLYMERISE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does polymerise mean? 

POLYMERISE (verb)
  The verb POLYMERISE has 2 senses:

1. cause (a compound) to polymerize
2. undergo polymerization

  Familiarity information: POLYMERISE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POLYMERISE (verb)


Sense 1polymerise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause (a compound) to polymerize

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

polymerise; polymerize

Hypernyms (to "polymerise" is one way to...):

change integrity (change in physical make-up)

Cause:

polymerise; polymerize (undergo polymerization)

Domain category:

chemical science; chemistry (the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2polymerise [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Undergo polymerization

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

polymerise; polymerize

Hypernyms (to "polymerise" is one way to...):

change integrity (change in physical make-up)

Domain category:

chemical science; chemistry (the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "polymerise"):

copolymerise; copolymerize (polymerize together)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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