Plastics and Polymers

What is polymer?

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Answered 2013-04-25 07:44:46

Polymer is a large, complex molecule built from smaller molecules joined together in a repeating pattern.
poly means many, mer means part these words are from greek language. example for polymer are polyethene etc

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