Definition of tacticity in English:

tacticity

Line breaks: tac|ti¦city
Pronunciation: /takˈtɪsɪti
 
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noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
  • The stereochemical arrangement of the units in the main chain of a polymer.
    More example sentences
    • The rate of hydrolysis depends not only on the tacticity of the polymer, but probably also on its configurational sequence statistics.
    • Metallocene catalysts allow for control of tacticity in polyolefins, making it possible to synthesize materials with a wide range of properties from a single monomer.
    • This association explains strong dependencies of the statistical segment length on tacticity and temperature in the vicinity of the melting point.

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