polyether

[pol-ee-ee-ther]
noun Chemistry.
a polymeric ether.

Origin:
1920–25; poly- + ether

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polyether

any of a class of organic substances prepared by joining together or polymerizing many molecules of simpler compounds (monomers) by establishing ether links between them; polyethers, which may be either chainlike or networklike in molecular structure, comprise an unusually diverse group of polymers.

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Later on, replaced polyether dendrons with alternative and more stable aromatic sulfonic acids.
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