noun see depolymerize

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  • Depolymerization — (or depolymerisation) is the process of converting a polymer into a monomer or a mixture of monomers.[1] Thioglycolysis, thiolysis and phloroglucinolysis are reactions used to study condensed tannins by means of their depolymerisation.… …   Wikipedia

  • depolymerization — (Amer.) n. (Chemistry) act or process of depolymerizing, act or process of separating a polymer into monomers (also depolymerisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • depolymerization — depolimerizacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Monomero molekulių atskilimas nuo polimero grandinės. atitikmenys: angl. depolymerization rus. деполимеризация …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • depolymerization — noun /diˈpɒl.ɪ.mə(ɹ).aɪˌzeɪ.ʃən,diˌpɑliməɹɪˈzeɪʃən/ The decomposition of a polymer into smaller fragments Ant: polymerization See Also: depolymerize …   Wiktionary

  • depolymerization — de·po·lym·er·iza·tion (de″pə lim″ər ĭ zaґshən) the conversion of a polymer into its component monomers …   Medical dictionary

  • depolymerization — de·polymerization …   English syllables

  • depolymerization — (|)dē+ noun : the process of depolymerizing * * * depolymerizāˈtion or depolymerisāˈtion noun • • • Main Entry: ↑depolymerize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thermal depolymerization — (TDP) is a process using hydrous pyrolysis for the reduction of complex organic materials (usually waste products of various sorts, often known as biomass and plastic) into light crude oil. It mimics the natural geological processes thought to be …   Wikipedia

  • thermal depolymerization — …   Useful english dictionary

  • depolymerize — depolymerization, n. /dee peuh lim euh ruyz , dee pol euh meuh /, v.t., depolymerized, depolymerizing. Chem. to break down (a polymer) into monomers. Also, esp. Brit., depolymerise. [1890 95; DE + POLYMERIZE] * * * …   Universalium

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