inorganic compound

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Noun1.inorganic compound - any compound that does not contain carbon
carbide - a binary compound of carbon with a more electropositive element
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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The organization supports fire safety through innovative, reliable and sustainable fire performance solutions, using products based on halogen free phosphorus (P), nitrogen (N) and inorganic compound (metal ions, hydroxid).
Vanadium(IV) dioxide (VO2) is a dark blue solid inorganic compound that is considered to be amphoteric.
The Radipaque additive is completely safe--it is the same inorganic compound used by most human medical CT scanning and X-ray imaging processes.
A variety of organic and inorganic compounds are commonly used to enhance or suppress specific properties during polymer and plastic manufacturing.
Jenkins is just the third director of the facility, established in 1989 on WHOI's Quissett campus to provide radiocarbon analysis (principally carbon-14 dating) of marine sediments and the organic and inorganic compounds that reside in the water.
That sample is then measured using spectroscopy to determine moisture levels and to check for the presence of plastics or other inorganic compounds.
Since it is moderately hydrophobic, it is said to readily remove organic and inorganic compounds in the presence of water.
Mainly driven by protection against infection, BCC said the bulk of the biocides market, 55%, consists of halogenated compounds, inorganic compounds and quaternaries.
Based on nanoparticles of inorganic compounds, NanoLub can serve as a solid lubricant, an additive to oil and grease lubricants, a powder, a thin composite metal coating, a composite polymer film, or as a material for impregnating self-lubricating parts.
To regenerate the fungal lactase, the investigators used a copper-containing phenol oxidase that oxidizes a wide spectrum of organic and inorganic compounds with the concomitant reduction of oxygen to water.
68% required the above inorganic compounds without NaCl (but NaCl stimulated growth), and the remainder (11%) had an absolute requirement for NaCl to grow.
What you would not see are the many different forms of dissolved organic and inorganic compounds flushed from the streets, landscapes, and rooftops.