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long-chain

[lawng-cheyn, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌtʃeɪn, ˈlɒŋ-/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
pertaining to molecules composed of long chains of atoms, or polymers composed of long chains of monomers.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for longchain

long-chain

adjective
1.
(chem) having a relatively long chain of atoms in the molecule
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