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ionomer Syllabification: i·on·o·mer
Pronunciation: /īˈänəmər/

Definition of ionomer in English:


Any of a class of polymer materials consisting of thermoplastic resins stabilized by ionic cross-linkages, used to make dental cement and sealants.
Example sentences
  • 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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