Polymerizes



[puh-lim-uh-rahyz, pol-uh-muh-] /pəˈlɪm əˌraɪz, ˈpɒl ə mə-/ Chemistry

verb (used with object), polymerized, polymerizing.
1.
to subject to .
verb (used without object), polymerized, polymerizing.
2.
to undergo .
/ˈpɒlɪməˌraɪz; pəˈlɪmə-/
verb
1.
to react or cause to react to form a polymer
v.

1851, from polymer + -ize. Related: Polymerized; polymerizing.

polymerize pol·y·mer·ize (pŏl’ə-mə-rīz’, pə-lĭm’ə-)
v. pol·y·mer·ized, pol·y·mer·iz·ing, pol·y·mer·iz·es
To undergo or subject to polymerization.

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