Copolymer



[koh-pol-uh-mer] /koʊˈpɒl ə mər/

noun
1.
a chemical compound of high molecular weight produced by polymerizing two or more different monomers together.
/kəʊˈpɒlɪmə/
noun
1.
a chemical compound of high molecular weight formed by uniting the molecules of two or more different compounds (monomers) Compare polymer, oligomer
copolymer
(kō-pŏl’ə-mər)
A polymer of two or more different monomers. The synthetic rubber used to make tire treads and shoe soles, for example, is a copolymer made of the monomers butadiene and styrene.

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