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octoate

(Chem.) A salt of an octoic acid; a caprylate.

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deactivation

  • noun breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
    inactivation.
  • noun the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)
    defusing.

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natta

  • noun Italian chemist noted for work on polymers (1903-1979)
    Giulio Natta.

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deactivate

  • verb remove from active military status or reassign
    • The men were deactivated after five years of service
  • verb make inactive
    inactivate.
    • they deactivated the file

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coke

  • noun carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal
  • noun Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
    Coca Cola.

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monometallic

  • adjective containing one atom of metal in the molecule
    • monometallic carbonyls

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zeolitic

Of or pertaining to a zeolite; consisting of, or resembling, a zeolite.

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pellet

  • noun a small sphere
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    shot.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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hydrocracking

  • noun the process whereby hydrocarbon molecules of petroleum are broken down into kerosene and gasolene by the addition of hydrogen under high pressure in the presence of a catalyst

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pellet

  • noun a small sphere
  • noun a solid missile discharged from a firearm
    shot.
    • the shot buzzed past his ear

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oxidic

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deactivate

  • verb remove from active military status or reassign
    • The men were deactivated after five years of service
  • verb make inactive
    inactivate.
    • they deactivated the file

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hydrogenate

  • verb combine or treat with or expose to hydrogen; add hydrogen to the molecule of (an unsaturated organic compound)

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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rhodium

  • noun a white hard metallic element that is one of the platinum group and is found in platinum ores; used in alloys with platinum
    atomic number 45; Rh.

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precursor

  • noun a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
  • noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    forerunner.

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poison

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    toxicant; poisonous substance.
  • noun anything that harms or destroys
    • the poison of fascism

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kieselguhr

  • noun a light soil consisting of siliceous diatom remains and often used as a filtering material
    diatomaceous earth; diatomite.

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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zeolite

  • noun any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks

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precursor

  • noun a substance from which another substance is formed (especially by a metabolic reaction)
  • noun a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
    forerunner.

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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cisco

  • noun cold-water fish caught in Lake Superior and northward
    lake herring.
  • noun important food fish of cold deep lakes of North America
    lake herring; Coregonus artedi.

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adsorb

  • verb accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface

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bimetallic

  • adjective pertaining to a monetary system based on two metals
    bimetallistic.
    • in a bimetallistic system both gold and silver can constitute legal tender
  • adjective satellite formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
    bimetal.

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calcine

  • verb heat a substance so that it oxidizes or reduces

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ruthenium

  • noun a rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group; it is found associated with platinum
    Ru; atomic number 44.

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coke

  • noun carbon fuel produced by distillation of coal
  • noun Coca Cola is a trademarked cola
    Coca Cola.

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metathesis

  • noun a linguistic process of transposition of sounds or syllables within a word or words within a sentence
  • noun a chemical reaction between two compounds in which parts of each are interchanged to form two new compounds (AB+CD=AD+CB)
    double decomposition; double decomposition reaction.

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accelerate

  • verb move faster
    speed up; speed; quicken.
    • The car accelerated
  • verb cause to move faster
    speed up; speed.
    • He accelerated the car

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deactivate

  • verb remove from active military status or reassign
    • The men were deactivated after five years of service
  • verb make inactive
    inactivate.
    • they deactivated the file

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regeneration

  • noun (biology) growth anew of lost tissue or destroyed parts or organs
  • noun feedback in phase with (augmenting) the input
    positive feedback.

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stereospecific

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dehydrogenation

(Chem.) The act or process or freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

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residue

  • noun matter that remains after something has been removed
  • noun something left after other parts have been taken away
    residuum; residual; rest; balance; remainder.
    • there was no remainder
    • he threw away the rest
    • he took what he wanted and I got the balance

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slurry

  • noun a suspension of insoluble particles (as plaster of Paris or lime or clay etc.) usually in water

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hydrogenation

  • noun a chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil
    • food producers use hydrogenation to keep fat from becoming rancid

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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palladium

  • noun a silver-white metallic element of the platinum group that resembles platinum; occurs in some copper and nickel ores; does not tarnish at ordinary temperatures and is used (alloyed with gold) in jewelry
    atomic number 46; Pd.

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holdup

  • noun robbery at gunpoint
    armed robbery; stickup; heist.
  • noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
    delay.

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poisoning

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; intoxication.
  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill

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pentoxide

  • noun an oxide containing five atoms of oxygen in the molecule

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lower

  • noun the lower of two berths
    lower berth.
  • verb move something or somebody to a lower position
    take down; get down; let down; bring down.
    • take down the vase from the shelf

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trifluoride

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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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chromite

  • noun a brownish-black mineral; the major source of chromium

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immobilization

  • noun fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
    immobilisation.
    • immobilization of the injured knee was necessary
  • noun the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
    immobilisation; immobilizing.
    • the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

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phosphine

  • noun a colorless gas with a strong fishy smell; used as a pesticide

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cooler

  • noun a refrigerator for cooling liquids
    ice chest.
  • noun an iced drink especially white wine and fruit juice

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pelletized

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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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regenerate

  • verb reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new
    renew.
    • We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years
    • They renewed their membership
  • verb amplify (an electron current) by causing part of the power in the output circuit to act upon the input circuit

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paste

  • noun any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency
  • noun a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

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acylation

  • noun the process of introducing an acyl group into a compound

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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alumina

  • noun any of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
    aluminium oxide; aluminum oxide.

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switch

  • noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
    electric switch; electrical switch.
  • noun an event in which one thing is substituted for another
    replacement; transposition; permutation; substitution.
    • the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood

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loading

  • noun weight to be borne or conveyed
    load; burden.
  • noun a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
    load.
    • the system broke down under excessive loads

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unreduced

  • adjective satellite not altered by reduction

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attrition

  • noun erosion by friction
    abrasion; detrition; corrasion.
  • noun the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice
    abrasion; detrition; grinding.

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monolith

  • noun a single great stone (often in the form of a column or obelisk)

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platinum

  • noun a heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits
    atomic number 78; Pt.

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characterization

  • noun a graphic or vivid verbal description
    picture; delineation; characterisation; word picture; depiction; word-painting.
    • too often the narrative was interrupted by long word pictures
    • the author gives a depressing picture of life in Poland
    • the pamphlet contained brief characterizations of famous Vermonters
  • noun the act of describing distinctive characteristics or essential features
    characterisation.
    • the media's characterization of Al Gore as a nerd

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ziegler

  • noun German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)
    Karl Waldemar Ziegler.

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support

  • noun the activity of providing for or maintaining by supplying with money or necessities
    • his support kept the family together
    • they gave him emotional support during difficult times
  • noun aiding the cause or policy or interests of
    • the president no longer has the support of his own party
    • they developed a scheme of mutual support

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boride

(Chem.) A binary compound of boron with a more positive or basic element or radical; -- formerly called boruret.

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recycle

  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
  • verb use again after processing
    reprocess; reuse.
    • We must recycle the cardboard boxes

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thoria

(Chem.) A rare white earthy substance, consisting of the oxide of thorium; -- formerly called also thorina.

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oxidize

  • verb enter into a combination with oxygen or become converted into an oxide
    oxidise; oxidate.
    • This metal oxidizes easily
  • verb add oxygen to or combine with oxygen
    oxidise; oxidate.

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isomerization

  • noun the conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself
    isomerisation.

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spurring

  • noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
    goading; goad; prodding; prod; spur; urging.
    • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
  • verb incite or stimulate
    spur.
    • The Academy was formed to spur research

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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recycling

  • noun the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
  • verb cause to repeat a cycle
    recycle.

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pelleted

Made of, or like, pellets; furnished with pellets. R. "This pelleted storm." Shak.

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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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immobilise

  • verb hold as reserve or withdraw from circulation; of capital
    immobilize.
  • verb to hold fast or prevent from moving
    immobilize; trap; pin.
    • The child was pinned under the fallen tree

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stripper

  • noun a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish
  • noun a worker who strips the stems from moistened tobacco leaves and binds the leaves together into books
    sprigger; stemmer.

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fcc

  • noun an independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite
    Federal Communications Commission.

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sinter

  • verb cause (ores or powdery metals) to become a coherent mass by heating without melting

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rhenium

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; Re.

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leaching

  • noun the process of leaching
    leach.
  • verb cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate
    leach.

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zirconia

  • noun a white crystalline oxide; used in refractories and in insulation and abrasives and enamels and glazes
    zirconium oxide; zirconium dioxide.

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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unwitting

  • adjective satellite not done with purpose or intent
    unintentional; unplanned.
    • an unintended slight
    • an unintentional pun
    • the offense was unintentional
    • an unwitting mistake may be overlooked
  • adjective not aware or knowing
    • an unwitting subject in an experiment

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wetting

  • noun the act of making something wet
  • noun a euphemism for urination
    passing water; leak; making water.
    • he had to take a leak

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nonporous

  • adjective not porous; especially not having vessels that appear as pores
    • nonporous wood

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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pore

  • noun any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)
  • noun any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

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recyclable

  • adjective satellite capable of being used again
    reclaimable; reusable.

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lifetime

  • noun the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)
    life; life-time; lifespan.
    • the battery had a short life
    • he lived a long and happy life

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nickel

  • noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
    Ni; atomic number 28.
  • noun a United States coin worth one twentieth of a dollar

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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reactivation

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titania

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titanium oxide.
  • noun (Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore

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impregnation

  • noun material with which something is impregnated
    • the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue
  • noun the process of totally saturating something with a substance
    saturation.
    • the impregnation of wood with preservative
    • the saturation of cotton with ether

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polymerisation

  • noun a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
    polymerization.

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bed

  • noun a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
    • he sat on the edge of the bed
    • the room had only a bed and chair
  • noun a plot of ground in which plants are growing
    • the gardener planted a bed of roses

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heterogeneous

  • adjective consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature
    heterogenous.
    • the population of the United States is vast and heterogeneous
  • adjective originating outside the body
    heterogenous.

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preparation

  • noun the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose
    readying.
    • preparations for the ceremony had begun
  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    formulation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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polymerization

  • noun a chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric compound
    polymerisation.

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concentration

  • noun the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume
  • noun the spatial property of being crowded together
    compactness; tightness; denseness; density.

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redox

  • noun a reversible chemical reaction in which one reaction is an oxidation and the reverse is a reduction
    oxidoreduction; oxidation-reduction.

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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amine

  • noun a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
    aminoalkane.

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propelling

  • adjective satellite tending to or capable of propelling
    propellent; propellant; propulsive.
    • propellant fuel for submarines
    • the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency
    • universities...the seats of propulsive thought
  • verb cause to move forward with force
    impel; propel.
    • Steam propels this ship

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screening

  • noun the display of a motion picture
    viewing; showing.
  • noun fabric of metal or plastic mesh

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vanadium

  • noun a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
    V; atomic number 23.

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