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polymer

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.mər/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪ.mɚ/ specialized
a chemical substance consisting of large molecules made from many smaller and simpler molecules: Many polymers, such as nylon, are artificial. Proteins and DNA are natural polymers.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 聚合物,聚合體…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚合物,聚合体…
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