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polymer British & World English

A substance which has a molecular structure built up chiefly or completely from a large number of similar units bonded together, e.g. many synthetic organic materials used as plastics and resins

high polymer British & World English

A polymer having a high molecular weight, such as those used in plastics and resins

copolymer British & World English

A polymer made by reaction of two different monomers, with units of more than one kind