binary compound

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Noun1.binary compound - chemical compound composed of only two elements
common salt, sodium chloride - a white crystalline solid consisting mainly of sodium chloride (NaCl)
ammonia - a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)
calcium carbide - a grey salt of calcium (CaC) used in making acetylene
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
H2O, water - binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
hydride - any binary compound formed by the union of hydrogen and other elements
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B] are the mass fractions of elements A and B in the binary compound and [[eta].
Compound fertilizer with two elements is called binary compound fertilizer while that with three elements is called ternary compound fertilizer.
Hence, we decided to develop workable theoretical models which can be used to predict experimental results on temperature dependence of nanotribology over a wide range of semi-conducting binary compounds.