Definition of copolymer in English:


Syllabification: co·pol·y·mer
Pronunciation: /kōˈpäləmər


  • A polymer made by reaction of two different monomers, with units of more than one kind.
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    • To attain a better insight into the stabilizing mechanisms, computational studies, X-ray diffraction analysis, structure changes in dye monomers, polymers and copolymers and other approaches are currently in progress in our group.
    • More than one compound can be used as the monomer, producing copolymers or terpolymers.
    • The coating composition is the reaction product of a water-dispersible cross-linking agent and a water-based copolymer prepared by free-radical polymerization.

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