Definition of comonomer in English:


Pronunciation /kōˈmänəmər/ /koʊˈmɑnəmər/


  • One of the monomers that constitutes a copolymer.

    ‘The surfaces of the different copolymers exhibited a different surface energy depending on the kind of the comonomer due to the different mass fraction of the maleic acid groups.’
    • ‘Here, EDEA serves as a comonomer in the reaction.’
    • ‘Different functionality may be introduced by using comonomers such as methacrylic acid (carboxylic acid groups) or hydroxy ethyl acrylate (hydroxyl groups).’