nonpolar

(redirected from nonpolar compound)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to nonpolar compound: Polar bonds, Non-polar

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nonpolar - not ionic; "a nonionic substance"
References in periodicals archive ?
The key aspects of the proposed technology are 1) avoid the use of hazardous organic solvents in nonpolar compounds extraction by using microemulsion as extraction media, and 2) improve extraction kinetics by microwave cell disruption method in order to liberate intracellular compounds and make them available for the subsequent extraction process.
The hexane was chosen to extract nonpolar compounds of the EEPC.
has developed novel, patented technologies that encapsulate nonpolar compounds that dissolve clearer, shelf stable and safe.