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non·po·lar

 (nŏn-pō′lər)
adj.
1. Not characterized by a dipole: a nonpolar covalent bond.
2. Not ionizing when dissolved in water.

nonpolar

(ˌnɒnˈpəʊlə)
adj
(Chemistry) chem (of a molecule) not having a permanent dipole moment
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Adj.1.nonpolar - not ionic; "a nonionic substance"
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Supply of a q-tof mass spectrometer for coupling to scf chromatography, In particular for the analysis of nonpolar compounds from lignocelluloses, Eg extractives, Plant constituents, Lignans, Hemicelluloses, (modified) oligosaccharides and lignin.
Simultaneous Detection of Polar and Nonpolar Compounds by Ambient Mass Spectrometry with a Dual Slectrospray and Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Source.
Because of the presence of nonpolar compounds, the chloroform extracts exhibited a smaller number of inhibition zones.