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Polymerize together to form a copolymer.‘these fibres have small amounts of chloroethene copolymerized with the propenenitrile’no object ‘two different monomers are caused to copolymerize’
- ‘When copolymerized with butyl acrylate it makes an excellent interior flat paint.’
- ‘We had noted the same effect in a previous study, where a modified Rh6G dye molecule was copolymerized with methacrylic monomers, resulting in a laser material with considerably augmented photostability.’
- ‘In this study, we show that TMR-actin perturbs the filaments structure when copolymerized with unlabeled actin; the resulting filaments are more fragile and shorter than the control filaments.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.