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Any of various techniques for the separation of complex mixtures that rely on the differential affinities of substances for a mobile (gas or liquid) medium and for a stationary adsorbing (liquid or solid) medium through which they pass, such as paper, gelatin, or silica.
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(Chemistry) the technique of separating and analysing the components of a mixture of liquids or gases by selective adsorption in, for example, a column of powder (column chromatography) or on a strip of paper (paper chromatography). See also gas chromatography
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chro•ma•tog•ra•phy(ˌkroʊ məˈtɒg rə fi)
a technique for identifying the components of chemical mixtures separated by preferential adsorption on an adsorbent medium, as a column of silica, a strip of filter paper, or a gel.
chro•mat•o•graph•ic (krəˌmæt əˈgræf ɪk) adj.
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A technique used to separate the components of a chemical mixture by moving the mixture along a stationary material, such as gelatin. Different components of the mixture are caught by the material at different rates and form isolated bands that can then be analyzed.
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1. The technique of analyzing the composition of a liquid or gas by adsorption in a medium.
2. A way of separating and identifying mixtures of solutes in a solution.
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|Noun||1.||chromatography - a process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency|
column chromatography - chromatography that uses selective adsorption by a column of powders
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
paper chromatography - chromatography that uses selective adsorption on a strip of paper
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chromatography[ˌkrəʊməˈtɒgrəfɪ] N → cromatografía f
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chromatography[ˌkrəʊməˈtɒgrəfɪ] n (Chem) → cromatografia
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