cross link

cross-link

[n. kraws-lingk, kros-; v. kraws-lingk, kros-] Chemistry.
noun
1.
a bond, atom, or group linking the chains of atoms in a polymer, protein, or other complex organic molecule.
verb (used with object)
2.
to attach by a cross-link.

Origin:
1935–40

cross-linking, noun
cross-linkable, adjective
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cross-link or cross-linkage
 
n
a chemical bond, atom, or group of atoms that connects two adjacent chains of atoms in a large molecule such as a polymer or protein
 
cross-linkage or cross-linkage
 
n

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