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Noun1.chemical compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
vanillin - a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins; used in perfumes and flavorings
acceptor - (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
adduct - a compound formed by an addition reaction
antiknock - any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
arsenide - a compound of arsenic with a more positive element
hydrogen cyanide - a highly poisonous gas or volatile liquid that smells like bitter almonds; becomes a gas at around 90 degree Fahrenheit and is most dangerous when inhaled; the anhydride of hydrocyanic acid; used in manufacturing
anionic compound - a compound characterized by an active anion
alkali, base - any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
binary compound - chemical compound composed of only two elements
taurine - a colorless crystalline substance obtained from the bile of mammals
chromogen - a compound that can be converted to a pigment
manganese tetroxide - an oxide of manganese found naturally as hausmannite
monomer - a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers
ozonide - any of a class of unstable chemical compounds resulting from the addition of ozone to a double bond in an unsaturated compound
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
ammine - a complex inorganic compound that contains ammonia molecules
anhydride - a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water
azide - a chemical compound containing the azido group combined with an element or radical
bitter principle - any one of several hundred compounds having a bitter taste; not admitting of chemical classification
buffer - (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
calcium-cyanamide, cyanamide - a compound used as a fertilizer and as a source of nitrogen compounds
carbonyl - a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide
carbon disulfide - a toxic colorless flammable liquid (CS2); used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane and carbon tetrachloride and as a solvent for rubber
cofactor - a substance (as a coenzyme) that must join with another to produce a given result
cementite, iron carbide - a chemical compound that is a constituent of steel and cast iron; very hard and brittle
chemical, chemical substance - material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
chloropicrin, nitrochloroform - a heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas
coordination compound, complex - a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
allomorph - any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound; "calcium carbonate occurs in the allomorphs calcite and aragonite"
corrosive - a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
aluminate - a compound of alumina and a metallic oxide
defoliant - a chemical that is sprayed on plants and causes their leaves to fall off
depilatory - a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
derivative - a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound
dimer - a compound whose molecules are composed of two identical monomers
fixing agent, fixer - a chemical compound that sets or fixes something (as a dye or a photographic image)
flavone - a colorless crystalline compound that is part of a number of white or yellow plant pigments
formulation, preparation - a substance prepared according to a formula; "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"
enantiomer, enantiomorph - either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical
exotherm - a compound that gives off heat during its formation and absorbs heat during its decomposition
goitrogen - any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter
benzofuran, coumarone, cumarone - a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins
synthetic, synthetic substance - a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
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They're also looking at how the chemical compound could be modified to be more easily absorbed and more resistant to a person's metabolism.
[USA] July 12 ( ANI ): A new chemical compound has shown promising antiviral activity that has major potential for treating Zika virus.
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The chemical compound RD 2PNG, which India secretly bought from Israel was freshly used by Indian forces on Thursday (Mach 15, 2018) in Balhama area of Khonmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar.
According to reporter , the chemical compound RD 2PNG, which India secretly bought from Israel was freshly used by Indian forces on Thursday in Balhama area of Khonmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar.
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SODIUM FLUORIDE NaF = FAN STANNIC OXIDE Sn[O.sub.2] = SOON MERCURY OXIDE HgO = HOG SILVER BROMIDE AgBr = BRAG BARIUM OXIDE BaO = BOA SODIUM CHLORIDE NaCl = CLAN MANGANESE DIOXIDE Mn[O.sub.2] = MOON MAGNESIUM OXIDE MgO = MOG SILVER CHLORIDE AgCl = CLAG SODIUM HYDROXIDE NaOH = NOAH OTHER CHEMICAL COMPOUND WORDS THORIUM DIOXIDE Th[O.sub.2] = HOOT CARBON DIOXIDE C[O.sub.2] = COO DEUTERIUM OXIDE [D.sub.2]O = ODD LITHIUM OXIDE Li[O.sub.2] = OLIO IRON PYRITES Fe[S.sub.2] = FESS SODIUM SULPHIDE [Na.sub.2]S = ANNAS ZIRCONIUM DIOXIDE Zr02 = ZORO FORMIC ACID HCOOH = HOOCH (or HC[O.sub.2]H) SUSAN THORPE
Current ways of extracting gold from unused gadgets often use toxic chemicals such as cyanide but scientists have now developed a simple extraction method using a non-toxic chemical compound, which they claim yields more efficient results.
"The 7th Battalion of Al-Jazeera Operations has found a big chemical compound of the ISIL," the Arabic-language Sumeria News quoted Al-Jazeera Operations Commander Major General Ali Ibrahim Daboun as saying today.
A chemical compound commonly found in coffee may help prevent weight gain and also fight some obesity-related diseases, finds new research.
Now researchers at the University of California, Berkley, have developed one chemical compound in particular, called DENAQ, which allows the ganglion cells themselves to become sensitive to white light.

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