Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer.
- ‘Sodium polyacrylate is a polymer containing many acrylate monomers connected end-to-end in a large chain.’
- ‘What Blackmond realised was that it was the dimers, not the monomers, that were catalytically active, and only the heterochiral dimer was not active.’
- ‘Addition polymerization reactions use free radical monomers to produce polymers.’
- ‘It is produced through a free radical polymerization reaction of styrene monomers.’
- ‘The monomer, ethene or ethylene, is obtained in large quantities from the cracking of petroleum.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.