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Compound

Meanings and phrases

compound

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adj.
  1. composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole or colony; colonial
  2. composed of more than one part; compound flower heads"
  3. consisting of two or more substances or ingredients or elements or parts

compound

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n.
  1. a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  2. (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight; chemical compound
  3. an enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)

compound

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v.
  1. make more intense, stronger, or more marked; ,; intensify; heighten; deepen
  2. put or add together; combine
  3. calculate principal and interest
  4. create by mixing or combining
  5. combine so as to form a whole; mix; combine

alicyclic compound

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n.
  1. an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms

aliphatic compound

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n.
  1. organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative

anionic compound

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n.
  1. a compound characterized by an active anion

anti-TNF compound

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n.
  1. a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints

aromatic compound

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n.
  1. a hydrocarbon containing one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of compounds

binary compound

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n.
  1. chemical compound composed of only two elements

chelate compound

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n.
  1. a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions; chelate

chemical compound

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n.
  1. (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight; compound
E.g.
  • The oil contains the chemical compound apiole.
  • The pure chemical compound has a melting point between and .
  • Thionazin Thionazin is a chemical compound used in nematicides.

compound eye

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n.
  1. in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image

compound fraction

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n.
  1. a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator; complex fraction

compound fracture

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n.
  1. bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound; open fracture

compound interest

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n.
  1. interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest

compound leaf

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n.
  1. a leaf composed of a number of leaflets on a common stalk

compound lens

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n.
  1. a lens system consisting of two or more lenses on the same axis

compound lever

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pair of levers hinged at the fulcrum

compound microscope

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n.
  1. light microscope that has two converging lens systems: the objective and the eyepiece

compound morphology

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n.
  1. the part of grammar that deals with combinations of simple words into compound words

compound number

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n.
  1. a quantity expressed in two different units

compound pendulum

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n.
  1. pendulum consisting of an actual object allowed to rotate freely around a horizontal axis; physical pendulum

compound pistil

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n.
  1. consists of two or more fused carpels

compound protein

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n.
  1. a protein complex combining amino acids with other substances; conjugated protein

compound sentence

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n.
  1. a sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses

coordination compound

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n.
  1. a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated; complex

explosive compound

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n.
  1. a compound that is explosive

heterocyclic compound

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n.
  1. a compound containing a heterocyclic ring; heterocyclic; heterocycle

inorganic compound

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n.
  1. any compound that does not contain carbon
E.g.
  • Barium sulfide Barium sulfide is the inorganic compound with the formula BaS.
  • It is an inorganic compound that is a yellow-white crystalline solid in appearance.
  • Rhenium diselenide Rhenium diselenide is an inorganic compound with the formula ReSe.

organic compound

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n.
  1. any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
E.g.
  • RDX RDX is an organic compound with the formula (ONNCH).
  • PDO is an organic compound with many commercial applications.
  • 2-Pentyne 2-Pentyne, an organic compound, is an internal alkyne.

quaternary ammonium compound

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n.
  1. a compound derived from ammonium with hydrogen atoms replaced by organic groups; used as surface-active agents, disinfectants, and in drugs

spackling compound

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n.
  1. powder (containing gypsum plaster and glue) that when mixed with water forms a plastic paste used to fill cracks and holes in plaster; spackle

compound eyes

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E.g.
  • The compound eyes are well developed in both sexes.
  • The compound eyes are small and well separated.
  • Large compound eyes are deeply emarginated posteriorly.

compound word

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E.g.
  • Rudraksha is a Sanskrit compound word consisting of Rudra (Sanskrit: रुद्र) and ' (Sanskrit: अक्ष ).
  • Werkbund Werkbund, a German compound word denoting a productive or creative association, may refer to:
  • The island's name is a compound word formed by the Spanish words for "strong" (fuerte) and "fortune" (ventura).

compound words

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E.g.
  • tawo-tawo, balay-balay), compound words (e.g.
  • The primary stress of compound words is often placed on the ending.
  • "run", or they may be morphologically complex, as in compound words (e.g.

compound steam

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E.g.
  • The ship was powered by a single three-cylinder compound steam engine, rated at .
  • She was rigged as a barque and had an auxiliary two-cylinder compound steam engine of 70nhp, 350ihp.
  • The ship was powered by compound steam engines rated at which drove two propeller shafts, giving a speed of .

compound leaves

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E.g.
  • This subshrub has alternate compound leaves.
  • In the spring the underground stems produce compound leaves that are large and finely toothed.
  • (D) Hydrogenated ester compound leaves the catalyst and solvent coordinate back to the catalyst.
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