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polymerize

 [pah-lim´er-īz]
to subject to or to undergo polymerization.

pol·y·mer·ize

(pol'i-mĕr-īz, po-lim'ĕr-īz),
To bring about polymerization.

polymerize

/po·lym·er·ize/ (pah-lim´er-īz) to subject to or to undergo polymerization.

polymerize

[pol′əmərīz′]
Etymology: Gk, polys, many, meros, parts
to convert two or more molecules into a polymer.

pol·y·mer·ize

(pol'i-mĕr-īz)
To bring about polymerization.
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Labelled actin filaments were examined in vitro by fluorescence microscopy and were seen to break in the presence of polymerizing vimentin.
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Key statement: An initiator is presented for anionically polymerizing monomers, to provide a functional head group on the polymer.
Key statement: A functional polymer having at least one substituent capable of forming a stable free radical is formed by polymerizing a diene monomer, such as butadiene, to form a first polymer block of the functional polymer.
The project will adopt polymerizing technology provided by Dow Chemical and consists of three production lines with an annual capacity of 75,000 metric tons each.
The authors describe the technology and science of emulsion polymerizations, which are heterogeneous processes that are not uniform in composition, but contain polymerizing colloidal particles dispersed within an otherwise inert aqueous environment.
The authors describe the technology and science of emulsion polymerizations, heterogeneous polymerization processes that are not uniform in composition but contain polymerizing colloidal particles dispersed within an otherwise inert aqueous environment.
The new facility will include a state-of-the-art polymerizing unit capable of processing in excess of 7,500 barrels/day of polymerized asphalt.
In addition, these specific metallocene catalysts have proven to be capable of polymerizing a wide choice of monomers and offering a greater control over molecular structure.
The first agreement relates to utilizing the Company's facilities to provide, for a fee, teminalling, blending an polymerizing Coastal s asphalt during the asphalt off season beginning November 1, 1996 and continuing through April 15, 1997.