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che·late

 (kē′lāt′)
adj. Zoology
Having chelae or resembling a chela.
n. Chemistry
A chemical compound in the form of a heterocyclic ring, containing a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions.
tr.v. che·lat·ed, che·lat·ing, che·lates
1. Chemistry To combine (a metal ion) with a chemical compound to form a ring.
2. Medicine To remove (a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury) from the bloodstream by means of a chelate, such as EDTA.

che′lat·a·ble adj.
che·la′tion n.
che′la′tor n.

chelate

(ˈkiːleɪt)
n
(Chemistry) chem a coordination compound in which a metal atom or ion is bound to a ligand at two or more points on the ligand, so as to form a heterocyclic ring containing a metal atom
adj
1. (Zoology) zoology of or possessing chelae
2. (Chemistry) chem of or denoting a chelate
vb
(Chemistry) (intr) chem to form a chelate
[C20: from chela1]

che•late

(ˈki leɪt)

adj., n., v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. adj.
1. of or noting a heterocyclic compound having a central metallic ion attached by covalent bonds to two or more nonmetallic atoms in the same molecule.
2. having a chela or chelae.
n.
3. a chelate compound.
v.i.
4. (of a heterocyclic compound) to form a chelate in a reaction.
v.t.
5. to combine (an organic compound) with a metallic ion to form a chelate.
[1820–30]
che′lat•a•ble, adj.
che′la•tor, n.

chelate


Past participle: chelated
Gerund: chelating

Imperative
chelate
chelate
Present
I chelate
you chelate
he/she/it chelates
we chelate
you chelate
they chelate
Preterite
I chelated
you chelated
he/she/it chelated
we chelated
you chelated
they chelated
Present Continuous
I am chelating
you are chelating
he/she/it is chelating
we are chelating
you are chelating
they are chelating
Present Perfect
I have chelated
you have chelated
he/she/it has chelated
we have chelated
you have chelated
they have chelated
Past Continuous
I was chelating
you were chelating
he/she/it was chelating
we were chelating
you were chelating
they were chelating
Past Perfect
I had chelated
you had chelated
he/she/it had chelated
we had chelated
you had chelated
they had chelated
Future
I will chelate
you will chelate
he/she/it will chelate
we will chelate
you will chelate
they will chelate
Future Perfect
I will have chelated
you will have chelated
he/she/it will have chelated
we will have chelated
you will have chelated
they will have chelated
Future Continuous
I will be chelating
you will be chelating
he/she/it will be chelating
we will be chelating
you will be chelating
they will be chelating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chelating
you have been chelating
he/she/it has been chelating
we have been chelating
you have been chelating
they have been chelating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chelating
you will have been chelating
he/she/it will have been chelating
we will have been chelating
you will have been chelating
they will have been chelating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chelating
you had been chelating
he/she/it had been chelating
we had been chelating
you had been chelating
they had been chelating
Conditional
I would chelate
you would chelate
he/she/it would chelate
we would chelate
you would chelate
they would chelate
Past Conditional
I would have chelated
you would have chelated
he/she/it would have chelated
we would have chelated
you would have chelated
they would have chelated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chelate - a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions
heterocycle, heterocyclic, heterocyclic compound - a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
Verb1.chelate - form a chelate, in chemistry
form, constitute, make - to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"; "The branches made a roof"; "This makes a fine introduction"
Adj.1.chelate - relating to or characterized by chelation
2.chelate - having or resembling chelae or claws
Translations
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