Pol"y*mer*ize (?), v. t. Chem.

To cause polymerization of; to produce polymers from; to increase the molecular weight of, without changing the atomic proportions; thus, certain acids polymerize aldehyde.

 

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Pol"y*mer*ize, v. i. Chem.

To change into another substance having the same atomic proportions, but a higher molecular weight; to undergo polymerization; thus, aldehyde polymerizes in forming paraldehyde.

 

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