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What is "Addition polymer" - Definition & Explanation

Polymer formed by compounds which combine together by the rearrangement of chemical bonds. For example; polyethylene.
A polymer formed by a chain reaction, eg, polyethylene and polystyrene.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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