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Etymology edit

tribo- +‎ polymer

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tribopolymer (plural tribopolymers)

  1. (chemistry) A polymer formed by a tribochemical reaction
    • 2015, Yubo Qi, Jing Yang, Andrew M. Rappe, “Theoretical Modeling of Tribochemical Reaction on Pt and Au Contacts: Mechanical Load and”, in arXiv[1]:
      By understanding these mechanisms, we provide guidance on design strategies for suppressing tribopolymer formation..