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terpolymer

[ter-pol-uh-mer] /tərˈpɒl ə mər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a polymer consisting of three different monomers, as ABS resin.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; ter- + polymer
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  • The base materials used in the test compounds were butyl and ethylene propylene terpolymer rubbers.
  • A terpolymer is a copolymer consisting of three distinct monomers.

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