autopolymerization

(redirected from cold-cure polymerization)

au·to·pol·ym·er·i·za·tion

(aw'tō-pol'i-mer-i-zā'shŭn),
Polymerization without the use of external heat, as a result of the addition of an activator and a catalyst.

au·to·pol·ym·er·i·za·tion

(awtō-poli-mĕr-ī-zāshŭn)
Polymerization reaction initiated chemically rather than by application of heat or light.
Synonym(s): cold-cure polymerization.

autopolymerization (ô´tōpol´imərizā´shən),

n (cold-curing), the accomplishment of polymerization by chemical means without external application of heat or light.