Polymer vs. Ceramic
Difference Between Polymer and Ceramic
(organic chemistry) A long or larger molecule consisting of a chain or network of many repeating units, formed by chemically bonding together many identical or similar small molecules called monomers. A polymer is formed by polymerization, the joining of many monomer molecules.
Made of material produced by the high-temperature firing of inorganic, nonmetallic rocks and minerals.A ceramic vase stood on the table.
A material consisting of such polymer molecules.
(uncountable) A hard, brittle, inorganic, nonmetallic material.Joan made the dish from ceramic.
a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
(countable) An object made of this materialJoe had dozens of ceramics in his apartment.
an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
of or relating to or made from a ceramic;a ceramic dish