Definition of comonomer in English:

comonomer

noun

Chemistry
  • One of the monomers that constitutes a copolymer.

    • ‘Different functionality may be introduced by using comonomers such as methacrylic acid (carboxylic acid groups) or hydroxy ethyl acrylate (hydroxyl groups).’
    • ‘The surfaces of the different copolymers exhibited a different surface energy depending on the kind of the comonomer due to the different mass fraction of the maleic acid groups.’
    • ‘Here, EDEA serves as a comonomer in the reaction.’

Pronunciation:

comonomer

/kōˈmänəmər/