Definition of polymeric in English:

polymeric

adjective

Chemistry
  • See polymer

    • ‘So, it seems, the Earth's primordial soup was primed with the monomers for making the polymeric components of primitive life.’
    • ‘Polyphosphates are a group of phosphates that are created from polymeric chemical compounds.’
    • ‘Latex emulsions are made up of polymeric materials suspended in an aqueous solvent by a surfactant.’
    • ‘The oil droplets contain a molecular metal oxide precursor, which polymerises on contact with water forming a polymeric metal oxide coating at the oil-water interface.’
    • ‘Quill has already identified several ionic liquids in which a wide range of inorganic, organic and polymeric materials are highly soluble, making them prime candidates for small reactor volumes.’

Pronunciation

polymeric

/pɒlɪˈmɛrɪk/