Definition of ionomer in English:


Line breaks: iono|mer
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈɒnəmə


  • Any of a class of polymer materials consisting of thermoplastic resins stabilized by ionic cross-linkages, used to make dental cement and sealants.
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    • The final one, which is 1444, with insertion of glass ionomer followed by composite resin.
    • the golf ball's mantle is made of firm rubber, unlike other multilayer balls with mantles of ionomers or plastics.
    • Most solid balls use an outer layer made of ionomer.

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