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lithium_carbonate

  • noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    Lithane; Eskalith; Lithonate.

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foul

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

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plumbic

  • adjective relating to or consisting of lead
    plumbous.

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enteric

  • adjective of or relating to the enteron
    enteral.
  • adjective of or relating to or inside the intestines
    intestinal; enteral.
    • intestinal disease

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intermingle

  • verb combine into one
    immingle; intermix; blend.
    • blend the nuts and raisins together
    • he blends in with the crowd
    • We don't intermingle much

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informational_rna

  • noun the template for protein synthesis; the form of RNA that carries information from DNA in the nucleus to the ribosome sites of protein synthesis in the cell
    messenger RNA; template RNA; mRNA.

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oxidise

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

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brackish

  • adjective satellite distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture
    • a thin brackish gruel
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    briny.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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intron

  • noun sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein
    noncoding DNA.

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ethyne

  • noun a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis
    acetylene; alkyne.

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metamorphic

  • adjective of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
    metamorphous.
    • metamorphic stage
    • marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish
  • adjective characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance

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heteroarene

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blacking

  • noun a substance used to produce a shiny protective surface on footwear
    shoe polish.
  • verb make or become black
    melanize; black; blacken; melanise; nigrify.
    • The smoke blackened the ceiling
    • The ceiling blackened

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gallic_acid

  • noun a colorless crystalline acid obtained from tannin

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audio_amplifier

  • noun an amplifier that increases the amplitude of reproduced sound

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inorganic_compound

  • noun any compound that does not contain carbon

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hormone

  • noun the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
    endocrine; internal secretion.

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universal_solvent

  • noun hypothetical universal solvent once sought by alchemists
    alcahest; alkahest.

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hydruret

(Chem.) A binary compound of hydrogen; a hydride. Obs.

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caffein

  • noun a bitter alkaloid found in coffee and tea that is responsible for their stimulating effects
    caffeine.

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barium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group; found in barite
    atomic number 56; Ba.

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oxaloacetic

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tazobactam

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rise

  • noun a growth in strength or number or importance
  • noun the act of changing location in an upward direction
    ascension; ascent; ascending.

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coextraction

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appropriation

  • noun money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose
  • noun incorporation by joining or uniting
    annexation.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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enolic

  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of enol

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trigger-happy

  • adjective satellite irresponsible in the use of firearms
  • adjective satellite marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
    fierce; vehement; tearing; violent.
    • fierce loyalty
    • in a tearing rage
    • vehement dislike
    • violent passions

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surface_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)

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ketone_body

  • noun a ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders
    acetone body.

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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chloramine

  • noun any of several compounds containing chlorine and nitrogen; used as an antiseptic in wounds
    chloramine-T.

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fluoroboric_acid

  • noun an acid of fluorine and boron

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titanium_oxide

  • noun a white powder used as a pigment for its high covering power and durability
    titanic oxide; titanium dioxide; titania.

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baking

  • noun making bread or cake or pastry etc.
  • noun cooking by dry heat in an oven

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silver_nitrate

  • noun a nitrate used in making photographic emulsions; also used in medicine as a cautery and as a topical antibacterial agent

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vitriolic

  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; corrosive; mordant; caustic.

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sanshool

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solution

  • noun a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution
    • he used a solution of peroxide and water
  • noun a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem
    answer; solvent; resolution; result.
    • they were trying to find a peaceful solution
    • the answers were in the back of the book
    • he computed the result to four decimal places

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hydrazonic

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intensification

  • noun action that makes something stronger or more extreme
  • noun the act of increasing the contrast of (a photographic film)

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qualitative_analysis

  • noun the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
    chemical analysis.

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enhance

  • verb increase
    heighten; raise.
    • This will enhance your enjoyment
    • heighten the tension
  • verb make better or more attractive
    • This sauce will enhance the flavor of the meat

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acetylide

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steam_clean

  • verb clean by means of steaming
    steam.
    • steam-clean the upholstered sofa

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parted

  • adjective satellite having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
  • verb go one's own way; move apart
    part; split; separate.
    • The friends separated after the party

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polyamine

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force

  • noun a powerful effect or influence
    • the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them
  • noun (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity
    • force equals mass times acceleration

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zinc

  • noun a bluish-white lustrous metallic element; brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable when heated; used in a wide variety of alloys and in galvanizing iron; it occurs naturally as zinc sulphide in zinc blende
    atomic number 30; Zn.
  • verb coat or cover with zinc

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hydrofluosilicic_acid

  • noun an unstable poisonous corrosive acid known primarily in the form of its salts
    fluosilicic acid.

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acid_anhydrides

  • noun organic compounds that react with water to form an acid
    acyl anhydrides.

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tenderise

  • verb make tender or more tender as by marinating, pounding, or applying a tenderizer
    tender; tenderize.
    • tenderize meat

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nuclear_rna

  • noun ribonucleic acid found in the nucleolus of the cell
    nRNA.

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aromatic_hydrocarbon

  • noun a hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds

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humic_acid

  • noun a dark brown humic substance that is soluble in water only at pH values greater than 2
    • the half-life of humic acid is measured in centuries

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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synflorescence

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worsen

  • verb grow worse
    decline.
    • Conditions in the slum worsened
  • verb make worse
    aggravate; exasperate; exacerbate.
    • This drug aggravates the pain

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humic_substance

  • noun an organic residue of decaying organic matter

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serrated

  • adjective satellite notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
    toothed; notched; saw-toothed; serrate.
  • verb make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
    serrate.
    • serrate the edges of the teeth

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propenoic_acid

  • noun an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins
    acrylic acid.

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reasoning

  • noun thinking that is coherent and logical
    abstract thought; logical thinking.
  • verb decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    reason; reason out; conclude.
    • We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house

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hydroxycinnamic

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isocyanic_acid

  • noun an acid known only in the form of its esters

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polychlorinated

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halocarbon

  • noun one of various compounds of carbon and any of the halogens

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hydrofluate

(Chem.) A supposed compound of hydrofluoris acid and a base; a fluoride. Archaic

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synthetic

  • noun a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
    synthetic substance.
  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    man-made; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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plasma_protein

  • noun any of the proteins in blood plasma

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disulfane

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potassium_bitartrate

  • noun a salt used especially in baking powder
    tartar; potassium hydrogen tartrate; cream of tartar.

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iron_disulfide

  • noun a compound containing two atoms of sulfur combined with iron

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acidify

  • verb make sour or more sour
    sour; acetify; acidulate.
  • verb turn acidic
    acetify.
    • the solution acetified

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parasyntheton

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gadopentetic

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boron

  • noun a trivalent metalloid element; occurs both in a hard black crystal and in the form of a yellow or brown powder
    atomic number 5; B.

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active

  • noun chemical agent capable of activity
    active agent.
  • noun the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb
    active voice.
    • `The boy threw the ball' uses the active voice

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bromic

  • adjective relating to or containing bromine (especially pentavalent bromine)

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tanru

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organochlorine

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acceptor

  • noun (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
  • noun the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures

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dry

  • noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
    prohibitionist.
  • verb remove the moisture from and make dry
    dry out.
    • dry clothes
    • dry hair

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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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potassium_muriate

  • noun salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
    K-lyte; Kaochlor; potash muriate; K-lor; potassium chloride; K-Dur 20; Klorvess.

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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fumaric_acid

  • noun a colorless crystalline acid with a fruity taste; used in making polyester resins

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nitrogen_oxide

  • noun any of several oxides of nitrogen formed by the action of nitric acid on oxidizable materials; present in car exhausts

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ethane

  • noun a colorless odorless alkane gas used as fuel
    C2H6.

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hydrocyanic

(Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from the combination of, hydrogen and cyanogen.

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threatening

  • adjective satellite threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    minatory; minacious; sinister; forbidding; baleful; ominous; menacing.
    • a baleful look
    • forbidding thunderclouds
    • his tone became menacing
    • ominous rumblings of discontent
    • sinister storm clouds
    • a sinister smile
    • his threatening behavior
    • ugly black clouds
    • the situation became ugly
  • verb pose a threat to; present a danger to
    jeopardise; peril; jeopardize; imperil; endanger; threaten; menace.
    • The pollution is endangering the crops

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stressed

  • adjective satellite suffering severe physical strain or distress
    distressed.
    • he dropped out of the race, clearly distressed and having difficulty breathing
  • verb to stress, single out as important
    emphasise; accent; punctuate; stress; accentuate; emphasize.
    • Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet

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soluble_rna

  • noun RNA molecules present in the cell (in at least 20 varieties, each variety capable of combining with a specific amino acid) that attach the correct amino acid to the protein chain that is being synthesized at the ribosome of the cell (according to directions coded in the mRNA)
    transfer RNA; acceptor RNA; tRNA.

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permanganic_acid

  • noun an unstable purple acid (HMnO4) known only in solution or of permanganate salts

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