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nonspecifically

  • adverb without specificity
    • nonspecifically staining substances

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preferentially

  • adverb in a preferential manner
    • he was treated preferentially

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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irreversibly

  • adverb in an irreversible manner
    • this old tradition is irreversibly disappearing

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selectively

  • adverb by selection; in a selective manner
    • we choose our students very selectively

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phage

  • noun a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria
    bacteriophage.
    • phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria

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adsorbent

  • noun a material having capacity or tendency to adsorb another substance
    adsorbent material.
  • adjective having capacity or tendency to adsorb or cause to accumulate on a surface
    surface-assimilative; adsorptive.

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molecule

  • noun (physics and chemistry) the simplest structural unit of an element or compound
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; particle; atom; corpuscle; mote.

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colloid

  • noun a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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competitively

  • adverb in competition
    • the companies should bid competitively

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appreciably

  • adverb to a noticeable degree
    • they weather was appreciably colder

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reactant

  • noun a chemical substance that is present at the start of a chemical reaction

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anionic

  • noun a class of synthetic detergents in which the molecules do not ionize in aqueous solutions
    anionic detergent; non-ionic detergent.
  • adjective of or relating to anions

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monomer

  • noun a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers

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contaminant

  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contamination.

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polymer

  • noun a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers

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protein

  • noun any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes
    • a diet high in protein

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odorous

  • adjective having odor or a characteristic odor
    • odorous jasmine flowers
    • odorous garbage
    • fresh odorous bread
  • adjective satellite emitting an odor
    odoriferous.
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack

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hydroxide

  • noun a compound of an oxide with water
    hydrated oxide.
  • noun a chemical compound containing the hydroxyl group

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solute

  • noun the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state

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ion

  • noun a particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative); an atom or molecule or group that has lost or gained one or more electrons

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toxin

  • noun a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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readily

  • adverb without much difficulty
    • these snakes can be identified readily
  • adverb in a punctual manner
    pronto; promptly.
    • he did his homework promptly

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pollutant

  • noun waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil

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strongly

  • adverb with strength or in a strong manner
    • argues very strongly for his proposal
    • he was strongly opposed to the government
  • adverb in a powerful manner
    powerfully.
    • the federal government replaced the powerfully pro-settler Sir Godfrey Huggins with the even tougher and more determined ex-trade unionist

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spontaneously

  • adverb in a spontaneous manner
    • this shift occurs spontaneously
  • adverb without advance preparation
    ad libitum; ad lib; impromptu.
    • he spoke ad lib

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phage

  • noun a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria
    bacteriophage.
    • phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria

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humic

  • adjective of or relating to or derived from humus
    • humic acid

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chemically

  • adverb with chemicals
    • chemically fertilized
  • adverb with respect to chemistry
    • chemically different substances
    • chemically related

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hydrophobic

  • adjective lacking affinity for water; tending to repel and not absorb water; tending not to dissolve in or mix with or be wetted by water
  • adjective satellite abnormally afraid of water
    aquaphobic.

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particle

  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; atom; molecule; corpuscle; mote.
  • noun a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
    subatomic particle.

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moisture

  • noun wetness caused by water
    wet.
    • drops of wet gleamed on the window

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clay

  • noun a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
  • noun water soaked soil; soft wet earth
    mud.

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impurity

  • noun worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
    dross.
    • there were impurities in the water
  • noun the condition of being impure
    impureness.

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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cesium

  • noun a soft silver-white ductile metallic element (liquid at normal temperatures); the most electropositive and alkaline metal
    Cs; atomic number 55; caesium.

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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resin

  • noun any of a class of solid or semisolid viscous substances obtained either as exudations from certain plants or prepared by polymerization of simple molecules
    rosin.

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compound

  • noun a whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts
  • noun (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
    chemical compound.

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efficiently

  • adverb with efficiency; in an efficient manner
    expeditiously.
    • he functions efficiently

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oxide

  • noun any compound of oxygen with another element or a radical

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erythrocyte

  • noun a mature blood cell that contains hemoglobin to carry oxygen to the bodily tissues; a biconcave disc that has no nucleus
    red blood cell; RBC.

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physically

  • adverb in accord with physical laws
    • it is physically impossible

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nutrient

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    food.
  • noun any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis

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weakly

  • adjective satellite lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
    weak; sapless; feeble; decrepit; infirm; rickety; debile.
    • a feeble old woman
    • her body looked sapless
  • adverb in a weak or feeble manner or to a minor degree
    • weakly agreed to a compromise
    • wheezed weakly
    • he was weakly attracted to her

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organic

  • noun a fertilizer that is derived from animal or vegetable matter
    organic fertilizer; organic fertiliser.
  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of chemical compounds having a carbon basis
    • hydrocarbons are organic compounds

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aerosol

  • noun a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas
  • noun a dispenser that holds a substance under pressure and that can release it as a fine spray (usually by means of a propellant gas)
    aerosol container; aerosol can; spray can; aerosol bomb.

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hydrogen

  • noun a nonmetallic univalent element that is normally a colorless and odorless highly flammable diatomic gas; the simplest and lightest and most abundant element in the universe
    H; atomic number 1.

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specifically

  • adverb in distinction from others
    • a program specifically for teenagers
    • he is interested specifically in poisonous snakes

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chains

  • noun metal shackles; for hands or legs
    irons.
  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation; chain.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances

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thrombin

  • noun an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot

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atom

  • noun (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element
  • noun (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything
    speck; particle; molecule; corpuscle; mote.

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ethylene

  • noun a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
    ethene.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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phosphate

  • noun a salt of phosphoric acid
    orthophosphate; inorganic phosphate.
  • noun carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid

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surface

  • noun the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
    • there is a special cleaner for these surfaces
    • the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface
  • noun the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object
    • they skimmed over the surface of the water
    • a brush small enough to clean every dental surface
    • the sun has no distinct surface

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precipitate

  • noun a precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
  • verb bring about abruptly
    • The crisis precipitated by Russia's revolution

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negatively

  • adverb in a harmful manner
    • he was negatively affected
  • adverb in a negative way
    • he was negatively inclined

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preferably

  • adverb more readily or willingly
    rather; sooner.
    • clean it well, preferably with warm water
    • I'd rather be in Philadelphia
    • I'd sooner die than give up

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appreciable

  • adjective satellite enough to be estimated or measured
    • appreciable amounts of noxious wastes are dumped into the harbor

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pesticide

  • noun a chemical used to kill pests (as rodents or insects)

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effectively

  • adverb in an effective manner
    efficaciously.
    • these are real problems that can be dealt with most effectively by rational discussion
  • adverb in actuality or reality or fact
    in effect.
    • she is effectively his wife
    • in effect, they had no choice

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dissolved

  • adjective satellite (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form
    • add the dissolved gelatin
  • verb become weaker
    dissolve; fade away; fade out.
    • The sound faded out

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catalyst

  • noun (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
    accelerator.
  • noun something that causes an important event to happen
    • the invasion acted as a catalyst to unite the country

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polar

  • adjective satellite having a pair of equal and opposite charges
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    diametrical; diametric; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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mineral

  • noun solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  • adjective relating to minerals
    • mineral elements
    • mineral deposits

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co2

  • noun a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
    carbon dioxide; carbonic acid gas.

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rapidly

  • adverb with rapid movements
    chop-chop; speedily; apace; quickly.
    • he works quickly

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inhibitor

  • noun a substance that retards or stops an activity

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albumin

  • noun a simple water-soluble protein found in many animal tissues and liquids
    albumen.

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substance

  • noun the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
    • DNA is the substance of our genes
  • noun the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
    kernel; center; centre; nitty-gritty; essence; sum; meat; heart; pith; nub; heart and soul; core; inwardness; marrow; gist.
    • the gist of the prosecutor's argument
    • the heart and soul of the Republican Party
    • the nub of the story

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phosphorus

  • noun a multivalent nonmetallic element of the nitrogen family that occurs commonly in inorganic phosphate rocks and as organic phosphates in all living cells; is highly reactive and occurs in several allotropic forms
    P; atomic number 15.
  • noun a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky
    daystar; Lucifer; morning star.

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metal

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metallic element.
  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    alloy.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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filter

  • noun device that removes something from whatever passes through it
  • noun an electrical device that alters the frequency spectrum of signals passing through it

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platelet

  • noun tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting
    blood platelet; thrombocyte.

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hydrocarbon

  • noun an organic compound containing only carbon and hydrogen

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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fibrinogen

  • noun a protein present in blood plasma; converts to fibrin when blood clots
    factor I.

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bile

  • noun a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats
    gall.

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acid

  • noun 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
  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
    Elvis; Zen; dose; battery-acid; back breaker; window pane; pane; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; loony toons; dot; superman.

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sulfur

  • noun an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
    S; sulphur; atomic number 16.
  • verb treat with sulphur in order to preserve
    sulphur.
    • These dried fruits are sulphured

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quantitatively

  • adverb in a quantitative manner
    • this can be expressed quantitatively

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dye

  • noun a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
    dyestuff.
  • verb color with dye
    • Please dye these shoes

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initially

  • adverb at the beginning
    ab initio.
    • at first he didn't notice anything strange

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acidic

  • adjective being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7)
  • adjective satellite being sour to the taste
    acidulent; acid; acidulous.

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easily

  • adverb with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
    easy.
    • she was easily excited
    • was easily confused
    • he won easily
    • this china breaks very easily
    • success came too easy
  • adverb without question
    • easily the best book she's written

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soluble

  • adjective (of a substance) capable of being dissolved in some solvent (usually water)
  • adjective susceptible of solution or of being solved or explained
    • the puzzle is soluble

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oxygen

  • noun a nonmetallic bivalent element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless nonflammable diatomic gas; constitutes 21 percent of the atmosphere by volume; the most abundant element in the earth's crust
    O; atomic number 8.

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significantly

  • adverb in a statistically significant way
    • the two groups differed significantly
  • adverb in a significant manner
    • our budget will be significantly affected by these new cuts

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phosphate

  • noun a salt of phosphoric acid
    orthophosphate; inorganic phosphate.
  • noun carbonated drink with fruit syrup and a little phosphoric acid

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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ammonia

  • noun a water solution of ammonia
    ammonium hydroxide; ammonia water.
  • noun a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3)

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bacteria

  • noun (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
    bacterium.

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water

  • noun binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent
    H2O.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
    body of water.
    • they invaded our territorial waters
    • they were sitting by the water's edge

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species

  • noun (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  • noun a specific kind of something
    • a species of molecule
    • a species of villainy

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sulfate

  • noun a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
    sulphate.
  • verb convert into a sulfate

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component

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    component part; portion; part; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton

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igg

  • noun one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; the main antibody defense against bacteria
    immunoglobulin G.

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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methylene

  • noun the bivalent radical CH2 derived from methane
    methylene group; methylene radical.

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actively

  • adverb in an active manner
    • he participated actively in the war

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odor

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odour; aroma; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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solute

  • noun the dissolved matter in a solution; the component of a solution that changes its state

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material

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    stuff.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun information (data or ideas or observations) that can be used or reworked into a finished form
    • the archives provided rich material for a definitive biography

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uranium

  • noun a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
    U; atomic number 92.

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subsequently

  • adverb happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
    after; afterwards; later; later on; afterward.
    • he apologized subsequently
    • he's going to the store but he'll be back here later
    • it didn't happen until afterward
    • two hours after that

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vapors

  • noun a state of depression
    vapours; blues; blue devils; megrims.
    • he had a bad case of the blues
  • noun a visible suspension in the air of particles of some substance
    vapor; vapour.

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Collocation words for "adsorb" are words related to "adsorb" by occurring either before (prefix words) or after "adsorb" (suffix words) in common language usage across multiple media. The words assembled above can be filtered by parts of speech (i.e) nouns, verbs, describing adjectives and adverbs, or by their positive or negative vibes, frequency in usage, whether they are prefix words or suffix words for "adsorb" or by the count of syllables each word has.