Definition of prepolymerization in US English:

prepolymerization

noun

  • The conversion of a monomer into a partially polymerized form or prepolymer, as an initial stage in polymerization.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. From pre- + polymerization.

Pronunciation

prepolymerization

/priːˌpɒlɪmərʌɪˈzeɪʃn/