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mineralization

The process of mineralizing, or forming a mineral by combination of a metal with another element; also, the process of converting into a mineral, as a bone or a plant.

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commensal

  • noun either of two different animal or plant species living in close association but not interdependent
  • adjective living in a state of commensalism

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cytosol

  • noun the aqueous part of the cytoplasm within which various particles and organelles are suspended

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robert_curl

  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Curl; Robert F. Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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fabricated

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fictional; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • verb put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; He manufactured a popular cereal"
    manufacture; fabricate; construct.
    • the company fabricates plastic chairs
    • They manufacture small toys

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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forged

  • adjective satellite reproduced fraudulently
    bad.
    • like a bad penny...
    • a forged twenty dollar bill
  • verb create by hammering
    forge; hammer.
    • hammer the silver into a bowl
    • forge a pair of tongues

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anthelmintic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelminthic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    helminthic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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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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boyle

  • noun United States writer (1902-1992)
    Kay Boyle.
  • noun Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
    Robert Boyle.

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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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hans_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Fischer.

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harold_kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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edward_morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; E. W. Morley; Morley.

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radiochemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    nuclear chemistry.

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sulfate

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

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karl_scheele

  • noun Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
    Karl Wilhelm Scheele; Scheele.

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wallace_hume_carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Wallace Carothers; Carothers.

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organo-

A combining form denoting relation to, or connection with, an organ or organs.

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edward_williams_morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    E. W. Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.

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linus_pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Pauling; Linus Carl Pauling.

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fancied

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fictional.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy

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amorphous

  • adjective satellite having no definite form or distinct shape
    shapeless; formless.
    • amorphous clouds of insects
    • an aggregate of formless particles
    • a shapeless mass of protoplasm
  • adjective satellite lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
    unstructured.

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coloured

  • adjective having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
    colored; colorful.
    • colored crepe paper
    • the film was in color
    • amber-colored heads of grain
  • verb modify or bias
    color; colour.
    • His political ideas color his lectures

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pinchbeck

  • noun an alloy of copper and zinc that is used in cheap jewelry to imitate gold
  • adjective satellite serving as an imitation or substitute
    • pinchbeck heroism

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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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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richard_errett_smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard E. Smalley.

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antoine_laurent_lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Antoine Lavoisier; Lavoisier.

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visualized

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    envisioned; visualised; pictured.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy

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sir_harold_walter_kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Harold Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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narcoleptic

  • noun a person who has narcolepsy
  • noun a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep

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john_dalton

  • noun English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
    Dalton.

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sir_geoffrey_wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Wilkinson.

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josiah_willard_gibbs

  • noun United States chemist (1839-1903)
    Gibbs.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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anesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic agent; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anaesthetic.

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christian_schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Schonbein; Christian Friedrich Schonbein.

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phoney

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; dissembler; phony; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; bogus; phony; fake.

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artificiality

  • noun the quality of being produced by people and not occurring naturally

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sternutatory

  • noun a chemical substance that causes sneezing and coughing and crying
    sternutator.
    • police used a sternutatory to subdue the mob
  • adjective tending to cause sneezing

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l'oeil

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fabulous

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing
    fab.
    • a fabulous vacation
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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joseph_priestley

  • noun English chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
    Priestley.

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pseudobacteria

(Biol.) Microscopic organic particles, molecular granules, powdered inorganic substances, etc., which in form, size, and grouping resemble bacteria. The globules which divide and develop in form of chains are organized beings; when this does not occur, we are dealing with pseudobacteria. Sternberg.

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marya_sklodowska

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Marie Curie; Curie; Madame Curie.

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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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aphrodisiac

  • noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiacal.

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incompatible

  • adjective not compatible
    • incompatible personalities
    • incompatible colors
  • adjective used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect
    antagonistic.

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euphoriant

  • noun a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
  • adjective satellite tending to produce euphoria

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alar

  • noun a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
    daminozide.
  • adjective of or relating to the axil
    axillary.

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unreal

  • adjective lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria
    • ghosts and other unreal entities
    • unreal propaganda serving as news
  • adjective not actually such; being or seeming fanciful or imaginary
    • this conversation is getting more and more unreal
    • the fantastically unreal world of government bureaucracy
    • the unreal world of advertising art

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pill_pusher

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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ostensive

  • adjective satellite manifestly demonstrative
  • adjective satellite represented or appearing as such; pretended
    ostensible.
    • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

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richard_j._roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard John Roberts.

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diselenide

(Chem.) A selenide containing two atoms of selenium in each molecule.

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sir_robert_robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Robinson.

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bob_woodward

  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Woodward; Robert Burns Woodward; Robert Woodward.

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cardboard

  • noun a stiff moderately thick paper
    composition board.
  • adjective satellite without substance
    unlifelike.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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photochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of light

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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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colored

  • noun a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive
    colored person.
  • verb add color to
    color in; colorise; color; colour; colour in; colourise; colourize; colorize.
    • The child colored the drawings
    • Fall colored the trees
    • colorize black and white film

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kekule

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz; Friedrich August Kekule.

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cathartic

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; purgative; physic.
  • adjective satellite emotionally purging
    psychotherapeutic.

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visualised

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    envisioned; visualized; pictured.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb view the outline of by means of an X-ray
    visualise; visualize.
    • The radiologist can visualize the cancerous liver

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boroxine

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ziegler

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

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adolf_windaus

  • noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
    Windaus.

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diploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
  • adjective of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
    • diploid somatic cells

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depressant

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative; sedative drug.
  • adjective capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

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dmitri_mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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lars_onsager

  • noun United States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)
    Onsager.

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willard_frank_libby

  • noun United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)
    Libby.

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fake

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; sham.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; pretender; sham.

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inorganic

  • adjective relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis
    • hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances
  • adjective lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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ammoniumyl

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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richard_adolph_zsigmondy

  • noun German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
    Zsigmondy.

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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svante_august_arrhenius

  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Arrhenius.

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organismic

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to an organism (considered as a whole)
    organismal.
    • the organismic theory of the state

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erlenmeyer

  • noun German chemist (1825-1909)
    Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer.

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ernest_solvay

  • noun Belgian chemist who developed the Solvay process and built factories exploiting it (1838-1922)
    Solvay.

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nernst

  • noun German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
    Walther Hermann Nernst.

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pharmacologist

  • noun someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)
    pharmaceutical chemist.

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depilatory

  • noun a chemical (usually a sulfide) used to remove hair or wool or bristles from hides
  • noun a cosmetic for temporary removal of undesired hair
    depilator; epilator.

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george_washington_carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    Carver.

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sir_humphrey_davy

  • noun English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
    Humphrey Davy; Davy.

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Christian Schonbein; Christian Friedrich Schonbein.

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priestley

  • noun English chemist who isolated many gases and discovered oxygen (independently of Scheele) (1733-1804)
    Joseph Priestley.

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mythical

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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germicidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    disinfectant; bactericidal.

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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electrochemistry

  • noun branch of chemistry that deals with the chemical action of electricity and the production of electricity by chemical reactions

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inorganic_compound

  • noun any compound that does not contain carbon

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pseudohalogen

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ionome

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pusher

  • noun one who intrudes or pushes himself forward
    thruster.
  • noun an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs
    drug peddler; drug dealer; drug trafficker; peddler.

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jons_jakob_berzelius

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
    Berzelius.

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purgative

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    aperient; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite strongly laxative
    cathartic; evacuant.

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fanciful

  • adjective satellite indulging in or influenced by fancy
    notional.
    • a fanciful mind
    • all the notional vagaries of childhood
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; imaginary.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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imitation

  • noun the doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations
  • noun something copied or derived from an original

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windaus

  • noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959)
    Adolf Windaus.

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native

  • noun an indigenous person who was born in a particular place
    indigen; aboriginal; indigene; aborigine.
    • the art of the natives of the northwest coast
    • the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students
  • noun a person born in a particular place or country
    • he is a native of Brazil

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haploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
    monoploid; haploidic.

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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counterfeit

  • noun a copy that is represented as the original
    forgery.
  • verb make a copy of with the intent to deceive
    forge; fake.
    • he faked the signature
    • they counterfeited dollar bills
    • She forged a Green Card

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e._w._morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; Morley; Edward Morley.

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buchner

  • noun German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)
    Eduard Buchner.

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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theatricality

  • noun an artificial and mannered quality
    staginess.

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hypnogogic

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous; somnific.

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man

  • noun an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    adult male.
    • there were two women and six men on the bus
  • noun someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
    military man; serviceman; military personnel.
    • two men stood sentry duty

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unstructured

  • adjective lacking definite structure or organization
    • an unstructured situation with no one in authority
    • a neighborhood gang with a relatively unstructured system
    • children in an unstructured environment often feel insecure
    • unstructured inkblots
  • adjective satellite lacking the system or structure characteristic of living bodies
    amorphous.

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richard_john_roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Roberts; Richard J. Roberts.

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eigen

  • noun German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927)
    Manfred Eigen.

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paul_hermann_muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Muller.

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hypnotic

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    soporific.
  • adjective of or relating to hypnosis

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fictitious

  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fabricated; fictional; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character
  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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langmuir

  • noun United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
    Irving Langmuir.

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borane

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dreamed

  • adjective satellite conceived of or imagined or hoped for
    • his dreamed symphony that would take the world of music by storm
  • verb have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy
    woolgather; stargaze; dream; daydream.

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staginess

  • noun an artificial and mannered quality
    theatricality.

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hydroxylamine

(Chem.) A nitrogenous, organic base, NH2.OH, resembling ammonia, and produced by a modified reduction of nitric acid. It is usually obtained as a volatile, unstable solution in water. It acts as a strong reducing agent.

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relaxant

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective satellite tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    • a relaxant drug

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imitative

  • adjective marked by or given to imitation
    • acting is an imitative art
    • man is an imitative being
  • adjective (of words) formed in imitation of a natural sound
    onomatopoeical; echoic; onomatopoetic; onomatopoeic.
    • onomatopoeic words are imitative of noises
    • it was independently developed in more than one place as an onomatopoetic term"- Harry Hoijer

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nitrogen

  • noun a common nonmetallic element that is normally a colorless odorless tasteless inert diatomic gas; constitutes 78 percent of the atmosphere by volume; a constituent of all living tissues
    atomic number 7; N.

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mosander

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered rare earth elements (1797-1858)
    Carl Gustaf Mossander.

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dorothy_mary_crowfoot_hodgkin

  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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richard_e._smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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styptic

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; astringent.
  • adjective satellite tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
    hemostatic.

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le

  • noun a chronic inflammatory collagen disease affecting connective tissue (skin or joints)
    lupus erythematosus.

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derivative

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derived function; differential; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a compound obtained from, or regarded as derived from, another compound

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analeptic

  • noun a medication used as a stimulant to the central nervous system
  • adjective satellite stimulating the central nervous system
    • an analeptic drug stimulates the central nervous system

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conspecific

  • noun an organism belonging to the same species as another organism
  • adjective belonging to the same species
    • cultivated cabbage and wild cabbage are conspecific

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tonic

  • noun lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine
    tonic water; quinine water.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    soda pop; soda water; pop; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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klaproth

  • noun German chemist who pioneered analytical chemistry and discovered three new elements (1743-1817)
    Martin Heinrich Klaproth.

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dmitri_mendeleyev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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legendary

  • adjective satellite so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    • the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
  • adjective satellite celebrated in fable or legend
    fabled.
    • the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    • legendary exploits of Jesse James

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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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ronald_george_wreyford_norrish

  • noun English chemist (1897-1978)
    Norrish.

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unauthentic

  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    spurious; inauthentic.
    • a spurious work of art

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man-made

  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic; semisynthetic.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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chemical_substance

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical.

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urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Harold Clayton Urey; Harold Urey.

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eduard_buchner

  • noun German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917)
    Buchner.

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harold_w._kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Kroto; Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto.

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henry_cavendish

  • noun British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
    Cavendish.

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kroto

  • noun British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939)
    Sir Harold Walter Kroto; Harold Kroto; Harold W. Kroto.

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apothecary

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; pharmacist; chemist.

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caustic

  • noun any chemical substance that burns or destroys living tissue
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; 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

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glenn_t._seaborg

  • noun United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
    Glenn Theodore Seaborg; Seaborg.

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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bactericidal

  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; disinfectant.

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scheele

  • noun Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
    Karl Scheele; Karl Wilhelm Scheele.

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inorganity

Quality of being inorganic. Obs. "The inorganity of the soul." Sir T. Browne.

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oxynitride

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autotroph

  • noun plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
    autophytic plant; autotrophic organism; autophyte.

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showy

  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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friedrich_august_kekule

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz; Kekule.

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ersatz

  • noun an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  • adjective satellite artificial and inferior
    substitute.
    • ersatz coffee
    • substitute coffee

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free

  • noun people who are free
    free people.
    • the home of the free and the brave
  • verb grant freedom to; free from confinement
    unloosen; unloose; loose; release; liberate.

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base

  • noun installation from which a military force initiates operations
    base of operations.
    • the attack wiped out our forward bases
  • noun lowest support of a structure
    foundation; substructure; groundwork; understructure; fundament; foot.
    • it was built on a base of solid rock
    • he stood at the foot of the tower

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put

  • noun the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
    put option.
  • verb put into a certain place or abstract location
    set; pose; place; lay; position.
    • Put your things here
    • Set the tray down
    • Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
    • Place emphasis on a certain point

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inhalant

  • noun something that is inhaled
  • noun a medication to be taken by inhaling it
    inhalation.

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mendeleyev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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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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fantastical

  • adjective satellite existing in fancy only
    fantastic.
    • fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    fantastic; grotesque; antic.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror

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karl_waldemar_ziegler

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

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arrhenius

  • noun Swedish chemist and physicist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927)
    Svante August Arrhenius.

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mortal

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; individual.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • adjective subject to death
    • mortal beings

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faraday

  • noun the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
    Michael Faraday.

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curl

  • noun a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
    gyre; ringlet; scroll; whorl; coil; curlicue; roll.
  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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upper

  • noun the higher of two berths
    upper berth.
  • noun piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot
    • Uppers come in many styles

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unlifelike

  • adjective satellite without substance
    cardboard.
    • cardboard caricatures of historical figures

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inauthentic

  • adjective satellite intended to deceive
    spurious; unauthentic.
    • a spurious work of art

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organismal

  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to an organism (considered as a whole)
    organismic.
    • the organismic theory of the state

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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bionic

  • adjective of or relating to bionics
  • adjective satellite having particular physiological functions augmented or replaced by electronic or electromechanical components

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somniferous

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somnific.

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conventionalized

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    stylized; conventionalised; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalize; conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior

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abiology

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carbonate

  • noun a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
  • verb turn into a carbonate

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robert_bunsen

  • noun German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen; Bunsen.

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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zsigmondy

  • noun German chemist (born in Austria) honored for his research on colloidal solutions (1865-1929)
    Richard Adolph Zsigmondy.

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martin_heinrich_klaproth

  • noun German chemist who pioneered analytical chemistry and discovered three new elements (1743-1817)
    Klaproth.

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diaphoretic

  • noun used to produce perspiration
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    sudorific.

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stylized

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; conventionalised; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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william_nunn_lipscom_jr.

  • noun United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919)
    Lipscomb.

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believe

  • verb accept as true; take to be true
    • I believed his report
    • We didn't believe his stories from the War
    • She believes in spirits
  • verb judge or regard; look upon; judge
    conceive; think; consider.
    • I think he is very smart
    • I believe her to be very smart
    • I think that he is her boyfriend
    • The racist conceives such people to be inferior

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harold_clayton_urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Urey; Harold Urey.

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flame

  • noun the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    fire; flaming.
    • fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries
  • verb shine with a sudden light
    flare.
    • The night sky flared with the massive bombardment

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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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iron

  • noun a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood
    atomic number 26; Fe.
  • noun a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head

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biochemical

  • adjective of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms

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pill_roller

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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sulfonic_acid

  • noun an acid derived from sulphuric acid
    sulphonic acid.

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organo

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false

  • adjective not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    • gave false testimony under oath
    • false tales of bravery
  • adjective satellite arising from error
    mistaken.
    • a false assumption
    • a mistaken view of the situation

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antagonistic

  • adjective satellite indicating opposition or resistance
    counter.
  • adjective satellite characterized by antagonism or antipathy
    antipathetic; antipathetical.
    • slaves antagonistic to their masters
    • antipathetic factions within the party

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fictional

  • adjective related to or involving literary fiction
    • clever fictional devices
    • a fictional treatment of the train robbery
  • adjective satellite formed or conceived by the imagination
    fictitious; fabricated; fancied.
    • a fabricated excuse for his absence
    • a fancied wrong
    • a fictional character

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faux

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    simulated; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide

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put_on

  • verb put clothing on one's body
    assume; don; get into; wear.
    • What should I wear today?
    • He put on his best suit for the wedding
    • The princess donned a long blue dress
    • The queen assumed the stately robes
    • He got into his jeans
  • verb add to something existing
    • She put on a sun room

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preservative

  • noun a chemical compound that is added to protect against decay or decomposition
  • adjective satellite tending or having the power to preserve
    • timbers should be treated with a preservative substance

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bastard

  • noun insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    mother fucker; SOB; prick; motherfucker; whoreson; dickhead; son of a bitch; asshole; cocksucker; shit.
  • noun the illegitimate offspring of unmarried parents
    whoreson; illegitimate; by-blow; illegitimate child; love child.

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alfred_nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Bernhard Nobel; Nobel.

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eye-deceiving

  • adjective satellite creating the illusion of seeing reality
    trompe-l'oeil.
    • the visual deception of trompe-l'oeil art

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bacterium

  • 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
    bacteria.

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william_crookes

  • noun English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
    Sir William Crookes; Crookes.

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fictive

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; pretended; fictitious; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • adjective satellite capable of imaginative creation
    • fictive talent

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substitute

  • noun a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    replacement.
  • noun an athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
    second-stringer; reserve.

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giulio_natta

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

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joseph_black

  • noun British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)
    Black.

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hevesy

  • noun Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
    George Charles Hevesy de Hevesy.

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hall

  • noun an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open
    hallway.
    • the elevators were at the end of the hall
  • noun a large entrance or reception room or area
    entrance hall; anteroom; antechamber; vestibule; foyer; lobby.

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phytochemistry

  • noun the branch of organic chemistry dealing with the chemistry of plants

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morley

  • noun United States chemist and physicist who collaborated with Michelson in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1838-1923)
    Edward Williams Morley; E. W. Morley; Edward Morley.

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emil_hermann_fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
    Fischer.

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simulated

  • adjective satellite not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
    faux; false; imitation; fake.
    • it isn't fake anything
    • faux pearls
    • false teeth
    • decorated with imitation palm leaves
    • a purse of simulated alligator hide
  • verb reproduce someone's behavior or looks
    imitate; copy; simulate.
    • The mime imitated the passers-by
    • Children often copy their parents or older siblings

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trompe-l'oeil

  • adjective satellite creating the illusion of seeing reality
    eye-deceiving.
    • the visual deception of trompe-l'oeil art

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antibacterial

  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    antibacterial drug; bactericide.
  • adjective destroying bacteria or inhibiting their growth

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glenn_theodore_seaborg

  • noun United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
    Seaborg; Glenn T. Seaborg.

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hallucinatory

  • adjective satellite characterized by or characteristic of hallucination
    • the bizarre hallucinatory dreams of fever"- Jean Stafford

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richard_august_carl_emil_erlenmeyer

  • noun German chemist (1825-1909)
    Erlenmeyer.

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dummy

  • noun a person who does not talk
    silent person.
  • noun an ignorant or foolish person
    booby; dope; pinhead; boob; dumbbell.

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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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tadeus_reichstein

  • noun a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
    Reichstein.

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pharmacist

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; chemist.

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soren_peter_lauritz_sorensen

  • noun Danish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)
    Sorensen.

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robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Robert Robinson; Sir Robert Robinson.
  • noun United States prizefighter who won the world middleweight championship five times and the world welterweight championship once (1921-1989)
    Sugar Ray Robinson; Walker Smith; Ray Robinson.

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trump

  • noun a playing card in the suit that has been declared trumps
    trump card.
    • the ace of trumps is a sure winner
  • noun (card games) the suit that has been declared to rank above all other suits for the duration of the hand
    • clubs were declared trumps
    • a trump can take a trick even when a card of a different suit is led

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robert_boyle

  • noun Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691)
    Boyle.

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roald_hoffmann

  • noun United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)
    Hoffmann.

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arsenical

  • noun a pesticide or drug containing arsenic
  • adjective relating to or containing arsenic
    • arsenic vapor

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nitrogen-fixing

  • adjective contributing to the process of nitrogen fixation

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paul_john_flory

  • noun United States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985)
    Flory.

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azaniumyl

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thermochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies the relation between chemical action and the amount of heat absorbed or generated

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wilkinson

  • noun English chemist honored for his research on pollutants in car exhausts (born in 1921)
    Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson.

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charles_martin_hall

  • noun United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914)
    Hall.

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photoautotroph

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karl_wilhelm_scheele

  • noun Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)
    Karl Scheele; Scheele.

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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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libby

  • noun United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)
    Willard Frank Libby.

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local

  • noun public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    • the local seemed to take forever to get to New York
  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; local anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.

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physical_chemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical properties of chemical substances

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thioacetamide

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sulfonic

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spurious

  • adjective satellite plausible but false
    specious.
    • a specious claim
    • spurious inferences
  • adjective satellite born out of wedlock
    bastardly; misbegotten; misbegot.
    • the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman

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richard_smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Smalley; Richard E. Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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haber

  • noun German chemist noted for the synthetic production of ammonia from the nitrogen in air (1868-1934)
    Fritz Haber.

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berzelius

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848)
    Jons Jakob Berzelius.

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dewar

  • noun vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments
    Dewar flask.
  • noun Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)
    Sir James Dewar.

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pasteurian

  • adjective of or relating to Louis Pasteur or his experiments

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anodyne

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    analgesic; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    analgesic; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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bead

  • noun a small ball with a hole through the middle
  • noun a shape that is spherical and small
    pearl; drop.
    • he studied the shapes of low-viscosity drops
    • beads of sweat on his forehead

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recombinant

  • noun a cell or organism in which genetic recombination has occurred
  • adjective of or relating to recombinant DNA

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Linus Pauling; Linus Carl Pauling.

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heterocyclic

  • noun a compound containing a heterocyclic ring
    heterocyclic compound; heterocycle.
  • adjective satellite containing a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom

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inorganic_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of compounds that do not contain hydrocarbon radicals

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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wilhelm_ostwald

  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Ostwald.

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woodward

  • noun United States historian (1908-1999)
    C. Vann Woodward; Comer Vann Woodward.
  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Robert Burns Woodward; Robert Woodward; Bob Woodward.

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dalton

  • noun English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
    John Dalton.

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druggist

  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist; chemist.

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narcotizing

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotising; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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robert_woodward

  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Woodward; Robert Burns Woodward; Bob Woodward.

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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bioinorganic

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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gibbs

  • noun United States chemist (1839-1903)
    Josiah Willard Gibbs.

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explosive

  • noun a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
  • adjective serving to explode or characterized by explosion or sudden outburst
    • an explosive device
    • explosive gas
    • explosive force
    • explosive violence
    • an explosive temper

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harold_urey

  • noun United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981)
    Harold Clayton Urey; Urey.

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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illusionary

  • adjective satellite marked by or producing illusion
    illusional.
    • illusionary stage effects

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illusory

  • adjective satellite based on or having the nature of an illusion
    illusive.
    • illusive hopes of finding a better job
    • Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy

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artificial

  • adjective contrived by art rather than nature
    unreal.
    • artificial flowers
    • artificial flavoring
    • an artificial diamond
    • artificial fibers
    • artificial sweeteners
  • adjective satellite artificially formal
    contrived; stilted; hokey.
    • that artificial humility that her husband hated
    • contrived coyness
    • a stilted letter of acknowledgment
    • when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation

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ostensible

  • adjective satellite appearing as such but not necessarily so
    apparent; seeming.
    • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
    • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
    • the ostensible truth of their theories
    • his seeming honesty
  • adjective satellite represented or appearing as such; pretended
    ostensive.
    • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

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mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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chemic

  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemical.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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pictured

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    envisioned; visualized; visualised.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy

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anticholinergic

  • noun a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine
    anticholinergic drug.
  • adjective inhibiting or blocking the action of acetylcholine at a receptor site
    • anticholinergic drugs

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silicone

  • noun any of a large class of siloxanes that are unusually stable over a wide range of temperatures; used in lubricants and adhesives and coatings and synthetic rubber and electrical insulation
    silicone polymer.

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calvin

  • noun United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)
    Melvin Calvin.
  • noun Swiss theologian (born in France) whose tenets (predestination and the irresistibility of grace and justification by faith) defined Presbyterianism (1509-1564)
    Jean Caulvin; John Calvin; Jean Cauvin; Jean Chauvin.

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mythologic

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; mythological; fabulous; mythical.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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alfred_bernhard_nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Nobel; Nobel.

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carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Wallace Carothers; Wallace Hume Carothers.

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carbon

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    C; atomic number 6.
  • noun a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon); used to transfer characters from the original to an under sheet of paper
    carbon paper.

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somnific

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous.

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hodgkin

  • noun English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
    Thomas Hodgkin.
  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin; Dorothy Hodgkin.

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roller

  • noun a grounder that rolls along the infield
  • noun a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore
    rolling wave; roll.

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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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carver

  • noun United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
    George Washington Carver.
  • noun makes decorative wooden panels
    woodcarver.

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prescription

  • noun directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions
    • I tried to follow her prescription for success
  • noun a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
    prescription medicine; prescription drug; ethical drug.
    • he told the doctor that he had been taking his prescription regularly

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ataractic

  • noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
    tranquillizer; tranquilizer; ataractic agent; antianxiety agent; tranquilliser; ataractic drug.
  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; sedative; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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drug

  • noun a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
  • verb administer a drug to
    dose.
    • They drugged the kidnapped tourist

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todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Sir Alexander Robertus Todd.
  • noun fictional character in a play by George Pitt; a barber who murdered his customers
    Sweeney Todd.

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louis_pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Pasteur.

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kuhn

  • noun Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
    Richard Kuhn.

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carbonyl

  • noun a compound containing metal combined with carbon monoxide
  • adjective relating to or containing the carbonyl group
    carbonylic.

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factitious

  • adjective satellite not produced by natural forces
    • brokers created a factitious demand for stocks

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joroslav_heyrovsky

  • noun Czechoslovakian chemist who developed polarography (1890-1967)
    Heyrovsky.

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friedrich_august_kekule_von_stradonitz

  • noun German chemist remembered for his discovery of the ring structure of benzene (1829-1896)
    Friedrich August Kekule; Kekule.

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robert_burns_woodward

  • noun United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979)
    Woodward; Robert Woodward; Bob Woodward.

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nobel

  • noun Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896)
    Alfred Bernhard Nobel; Alfred Nobel.

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richard_kuhn

  • noun Austrian chemist who did research on carotenoids and vitamins (1900-1967)
    Kuhn.

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carl_gustaf_mossander

  • noun Swedish chemist who discovered rare earth elements (1797-1858)
    Mosander.

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fermagate

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christian_friedrich_schonbein

  • noun German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868)
    Christian Schonbein; Schonbein.

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celluloid

  • noun highly flammable substance made from cellulose nitrate and camphor; used in e.g. motion-picture and X-ray film; its use has decreased with the development of nonflammable thermoplastics
  • noun a medium that disseminates moving pictures
    film; cinema.
    • theater pieces transferred to celluloid
    • this story would be good cinema
    • film coverage of sporting events

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mythological

  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythic; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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robert_floyd_curl_jr.

  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Curl; Robert F. Curl; Robert Curl.

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pharmaceutic

  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutical.
  • adjective of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
    pharmaceutical.
    • the pharmaceutical industry

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lithotroph

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conventionalised

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; stylized; stylised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalize; conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior

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abortifacient

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
    abortion-inducing drug; aborticide.
  • adjective satellite causing abortion

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sir_james_dewar

  • noun Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)
    Dewar.

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histrionic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected
    melodramatic.
    • histrionic gestures
    • an attitude of melodramatic despair
    • a theatrical pose

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painted

  • adjective coated with paint
    • freshly painted lawn furniture
  • verb make a painting
    paint.
    • he painted all day in the garden
    • He painted a painting of the garden

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irving_langmuir

  • noun United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
    Langmuir.

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miotic

  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    miotic drug; myotic drug; myotic.
  • adjective of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    myotic.
    • a miotic drug

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chemolithotrophic

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flory

  • noun United States chemist who developed methods for studying long-chain molecules (1910-1985)
    Paul John Flory.

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fischer

  • noun German chemist noted for his synthesis of hemin (1881-1945)
    Hans Fischer.
  • noun German chemist noted for work on synthetic sugars and the purines (1852-1919)
    Emil Hermann Fischer.

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manfred_eigen

  • noun German chemist who did research on high-speed chemical reactions (born in 1927)
    Eigen.

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pretence

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretension; pretense.
  • noun an artful or simulated semblance
    guise; pretense; pretext.
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

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pill

  • noun something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size
  • noun a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
    lozenge; tab; tablet.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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near

  • verb move towards
    go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
    • We were approaching our destination
    • They are drawing near
    • The enemy army came nearer and nearer
  • adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    close; nigh.
    • near neighbors
    • in the near future
    • they are near equals
    • his nearest approach to success
    • a very near thing
    • a near hit by the bomb
    • she was near tears
    • she was close to tears
    • had a close call

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medicinal

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicative.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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myotic

  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    miotic drug; myotic drug; miotic.
  • adjective of or relating to or causing constriction of the pupil of the eye
    miotic.
    • a miotic drug

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madame_curie

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Marie Curie; Curie; Marya Sklodowska.

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mutant

  • noun (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
    sport; mutation; variation.
  • noun an animal that has undergone mutation

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frederick_soddy

  • noun English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)
    Soddy.

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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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lipscomb

  • noun United States chemist noted for his theories of molecular structure (born in 1919)
    William Nunn Lipscom Jr..

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polyploid

  • noun (genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
  • adjective of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
    • a polyploid cell
    • a polyploid species

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congeneric

  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congener; congenator.
  • adjective belonging to the same genus
    congenerical; congenerous.

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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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crookes

  • noun English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
    William Crookes; Sir William Crookes.
  • verb bend or cause to bend
    crook; curve.
    • He crooked his index finger
    • the road curved sharply

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dmitri_ivanovich_mendeleyev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev.

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nonorganic

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sorensen

  • noun Danish chemist who devised the pH scale (1868-1939)
    Soren Peter Lauritz Sorensen.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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antiviral

  • noun any drug that destroys viruses
    antiviral agent; antiviral drug.
  • adjective inhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses

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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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sham

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; fake.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender.

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marie_curie

  • noun French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)
    Curie; Madame Curie; Marya Sklodowska.

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gay-lussac

  • noun French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)
    Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac.

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soporiferous

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporific; somniferous; somnific.
  • adjective satellite inducing mental lethargy
    soporific; narcotic.
    • a narcotic speech

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reichstein

  • noun a Swiss chemist born in Poland; studied the hormones of the adrenal cortex
    Tadeus Reichstein.

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le_chatelier

  • noun French chemist who formulated Le Chatelier's principle (1850-1936)
    Henry le Chatelier.

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curie

  • noun a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second
    Ci.
  • noun French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906)
    Pierre Curie.

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william_hyde_wollaston

  • noun English chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium and demonstrated that static and current electricity are the same (1766-1828)
    Wollaston.

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hypnagogic

  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnogogic; soporiferous; soporific; somniferous; somnific.

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chemical_compound

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

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otto_hahn

  • noun German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968)
    Hahn.

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walther_hermann_nernst

  • noun German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
    Nernst.

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melodramatic

  • adjective satellite having the excitement and emotional appeal of melodrama
    • a melodramatic account of two perilous days at sea
  • adjective satellite characteristic of acting or a stage performance; often affected
    histrionic.
    • histrionic gestures
    • an attitude of melodramatic despair
    • a theatrical pose

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phototrophy

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make-believe

  • noun imaginative intellectual play
    pretence; pretense.
  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    pretend.
    • it was just pretend

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chemistry

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemical science.
  • noun the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object
    • the chemistry of soil

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autotrophy

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william_henry

  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    Henry.

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notional

  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    imaginary; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself
  • adjective satellite not based on fact or investigation
    speculative.
    • a notional figure of cost helps in determining production costs
    • speculative knowledge

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melvin_calvin

  • noun United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)
    Calvin.

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phony

  • noun a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
    hypocrite; phoney; dissembler; dissimulator; pretender.
  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; bogus; fake.

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odd_hassel

  • noun Norwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
    Hassel.

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deceive

  • verb be false to; be dishonest with
    cozen; lead on; delude.
  • verb cause someone to believe an untruth
    lead astray; betray.
    • The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

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inorganically

  • adverb not involving carbon compounds
    • inorganically bound molecules

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prototroph

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norrish

  • noun English chemist (1897-1978)
    Ronald George Wreyford Norrish.

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photolithoautotroph

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pharmacy

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmaceutics.
  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's.

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taurine

  • noun a colorless crystalline substance obtained from the bile of mammals
  • adjective of or relating to or resembling a bull

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borax

  • noun an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate; used as a flux or cleansing agent

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dmitri_ivanovich_mendeleev

  • noun Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
    Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleev; Dmitri Mendeleyev; Mendeleyev; Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleyev.

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muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.
  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Karl Alex Muller.

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linus_carl_pauling

  • noun United States chemist who studied the nature of chemical bonding (1901-1994)
    Linus Pauling; Pauling.

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phytochemist

  • noun a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants

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cavendish

  • noun British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810)
    Henry Cavendish.

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astringent

  • noun a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
    astringent drug; styptic.
  • adjective satellite sour or bitter in taste
    acerb; acerbic.

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lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Antoine Lavoisier; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

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roberts

  • noun United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
    Richard J. Roberts; Richard John Roberts.
  • noun United States evangelist (born 1918)
    Oral Roberts.

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photolithotroph

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hassel

  • noun Norwegian chemist noted for his research on organic molecules (1897-1981)
    Odd Hassel.

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antiseptic

  • noun a substance that destroys micro-organisms that carry disease without harming body tissues
  • adjective thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
    • doctors in antiseptic green coats
    • the antiseptic effect of alcohol
    • it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities

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illusional

  • adjective satellite marked by or producing illusion
    illusionary.
    • illusionary stage effects

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robert_f._curl

  • noun American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)
    Curl; Robert Curl; Robert Floyd Curl Jr..

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george_charles_hevesy_de_hevesy

  • noun Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)
    Hevesy.

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envisioned

  • adjective satellite seen in the mind as a mental image
    visualized; visualised; pictured.
    • the glory of his envisioned future
    • the snow-covered Alps pictured in her imagination
    • the visualized scene lacked the ugly details of real life
  • verb imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
    picture; visualize; envision; figure; visualise; image; fancy; project; see.
    • I can't see him on horseback!
    • I can see what will happen
    • I can see a risk in this strategy

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ostwald

  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Wilhelm Ostwald.

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excitant

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    stimulant drug; stimulant.
  • adjective satellite (of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate
    excitative; excitatory.

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smalley

  • noun American chemist who with Robert Curl and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1943)
    Richard Smalley; Richard E. Smalley; Richard Errett Smalley.

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immunosuppressive

  • noun a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
    immunosuppressive drug; immunosuppressant; immune suppressant drug; immunosuppressor.
  • adjective of or relating to a substance that lowers the body's normal immune response and induces immunosuppression

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chemist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in chemistry
  • noun a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
    druggist; pill roller; pill pusher; apothecary; pharmacist.

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sir_alexander_robertus_todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Lord Todd; Todd.

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therapeutic

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    curative; remedy; cure.
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; sanative; curative.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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growmore

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chemoimmunology

  • noun the field of chemistry concerned with chemical processes in immunology (such as chemical studies of antigens and antibodies)
    immunochemistry.

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wallace_carothers

  • noun United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937)
    Carothers; Wallace Hume Carothers.

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pretension

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretense; pretence.
  • noun the advancing of a claim
    • his pretension to the crown
    • the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort

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narcotising

  • adjective satellite inducing stupor or narcosis
    narcotizing; narcotic.
    • narcotic drugs
  • verb administer narcotics to
    narcotise; narcotize.

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hoffmann

  • noun Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)
    Josef Hoffmann.
  • noun German chemist (1818-1892)
    August Wilhelm von Hoffmann.

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davy

  • noun English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
    Humphrey Davy; Sir Humphrey Davy.

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pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Louis Pasteur.

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buffer

  • noun (chemistry) an ionic compound that resists changes in its pH
  • noun a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
    buffer zone.

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corrosive

  • noun a substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
  • adjective satellite of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
    erosive; vitriolic; mordant; caustic.

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pharmaceutical_chemist

  • noun someone trained in the science of drugs (their composition and uses and effects)
    pharmacologist.

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bogus

  • adjective satellite fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
    bastard; phoney; phony; fake.

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humphrey_davy

  • noun English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829)
    Sir Humphrey Davy; Davy.

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immunochemistry

  • noun the field of chemistry concerned with chemical processes in immunology (such as chemical studies of antigens and antibodies)
    chemoimmunology.

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antoine_lavoisier

  • noun French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794)
    Lavoisier; Antoine Laurent Lavoisier.

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stylised

  • adjective satellite using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous
    conventionalized; stylized; conventionalised.
    • a stylized mode of theater production
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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stagy

  • adjective satellite having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality
    stagey.
    • stagy heroics

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oxine

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demulcent

  • noun a medication (in the form of an oil or salve etc.) that soothes inflamed or injured skin
  • adjective satellite having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin
    emollient; salving; softening.

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rutherford

  • noun a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second
  • noun British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
    Daniel Rutherford.

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repellant

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellent.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellent.

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antipyretic

  • noun any medicine that lowers body temperature to prevent or alleviate fever
    febrifuge.
  • adjective preventing or alleviating fever

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fabled

  • adjective satellite celebrated in fable or legend
    legendary.
    • the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    • legendary exploits of Jesse James

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throwback

  • noun an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism
    atavist.
  • noun a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
    atavism; reversion.

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imaginary

  • noun (mathematics) a number of the form a+bi where a and b are real numbers and i is the square root of -1
    complex number; complex quantity; imaginary number.
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; fanciful.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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stimulant

  • noun any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action
    stimulation; stimulus; input.
  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant drug.

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organic_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of compounds containing carbon (originally defined as the chemistry of substances produced by living organisms but now extended to substances synthesized artificially)

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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aperient

  • noun a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
    purgative; cathartic; physic.
  • adjective satellite mildly laxative

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semisynthetic

  • adjective satellite not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
    synthetic; man-made.
    • man-made fibers
    • synthetic leather

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repellent

  • noun a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
    repellant.
  • noun a chemical substance that repels animals
    repellant.

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curative

  • noun a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
    remedy; cure; therapeutic.
  • adjective satellite tending to cure or restore to health
    alterative; remedial; healing; sanative; therapeutic.
    • curative powers of herbal remedies
    • her gentle healing hand
    • remedial surgery
    • a sanative environment of mountains and fresh air
    • a therapeutic agent
    • therapeutic diets

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disinfectant

  • noun an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease
    germicide; antimicrobial; antimicrobic.
  • adjective satellite preventing infection by inhibiting the growth or action of microorganisms
    germicidal; bactericidal.

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natta

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

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bound

  • noun a line determining the limits of an area
    boundary; edge.
  • noun the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
    boundary; bounds.

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azanediyl

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nuclear_chemist

  • noun a chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry
    radiochemist.

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pharmaceutics

  • noun the art and science of preparing and dispensing drugs and medicines,
    pharmacy.
  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutical; pharmaceutic.

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pharmaceutical

  • noun drug or medicine that is prepared or dispensed in pharmacies and used in medical treatment
    pharmaceutic.
  • adjective of or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists
    pharmaceutic.
    • the pharmaceutical industry

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fritz_haber

  • noun German chemist noted for the synthetic production of ammonia from the nitrogen in air (1868-1934)
    Haber.

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mythic

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of myth
    • a novel of almost mythic consequence
  • adjective satellite based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
    mythological; fabulous; mythical; mythologic.
    • mythical centaurs
    • the fabulous unicorn

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assumed

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; pretended; fictitious; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • verb take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
    assume; take for granted; presume.
    • I assume his train was late

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brute

  • noun a cruelly rapacious person
    beast; savage; wolf; wildcat.
  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; beast; animal; fauna; creature.

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bunsen

  • noun German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    Robert Wilhelm Bunsen; Robert Bunsen.
  • noun a gas burner used in laboratories; has an air valve to regulate the mixture of gas and air
    etna; bunsen burner.

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hahn

  • noun German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968)
    Otto Hahn.

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sir_william_crookes

  • noun English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919)
    William Crookes; Crookes.

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intoxicant

  • noun a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
    alcoholic beverage; alcohol; alcoholic drink; inebriant.
    • alcohol (or drink) ruined him
  • noun a drug that can produce a state of intoxication

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onsager

  • noun United States chemist (born in Norway) noted for his work in thermodynamics (1903-1976)
    Lars Onsager.

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calcium_carbonate

  • noun a salt found in nature as chalk or calcite or aragonite or limestone

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robert_wilhelm_bunsen

  • noun German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
    Bunsen; Robert Bunsen.

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photochemical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by the effects of light on chemical systems

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crank

  • noun a bad-tempered person
    grouch; churl; grump; crosspatch.
  • noun a whimsically eccentric person
    screwball; fruitcake; nut case; nut; crackpot.

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anaesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anesthetic.

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antiknock

  • noun any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
  • adjective satellite suppressing or eliminating engine knock in combustion engines
    antiknocking.
    • antiknock properties
    • antiknock rating

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dorothy_hodgkin

  • noun English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
    Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin; Hodgkin.

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made

  • adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
    • bought some made goods at the local store
  • verb engage in
    do; make.
    • make love, not war
    • make an effort
    • do research
    • do nothing
    • make revolution

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arranged

  • adjective disposed or placed in a particular kind of order
    ordered.
    • the carefully arranged chessmen
    • haphazardly arranged interlobular septa
    • comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace
  • verb put into a proper or systematic order
    set up; arrange.
    • arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

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joseph_louis_gay-lussac

  • noun French chemist and physicist who first isolated boron and who formulated the law describing the behavior of gases under constant pressure (1778-1850)
    Gay-Lussac.

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staged

  • adjective written for or performed on the stage
    • a staged version of the novel
  • verb perform (a play), especially on a stage
    represent; present; stage.
    • we are going to stage `Othello'

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stagey

  • adjective satellite having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality
    stagy.
    • stagy heroics

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sedative

  • noun a drug that reduces excitability and calms a person
    downer; sedative drug; depressant.
  • adjective satellite tending to soothe or tranquilize
    tranquilizing; ataractic; tranquillizing; tranquillising; ataraxic; tranquilising.
    • valium has a tranquilizing effect
    • took a hot drink with sedative properties before going to bed

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robert_robinson

  • noun English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
    Sir Robert Robinson; Robinson.

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seaborg

  • noun United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
    Glenn Theodore Seaborg; Glenn T. Seaborg.

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restorative

  • noun a medicine that strengthens and invigorates
    tonic.
  • noun a device for treating injury or disease
    corrective.

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organofunctionalized

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postdiluvian

  • noun anything living after Noah's flood
  • adjective existing or occurring after Noah's flood

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bleached

  • adjective satellite having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    washy; washed-out; faded.
    • sun-bleached deck chairs
    • faded jeans
    • a very pale washed-out blue
    • washy colors
  • verb remove color from
    bleach out; decolorize; decolorise; discolourise; discolorise; decolour; decolourise; bleach; decolor; decolourize; discolorize.
    • The sun bleached the red shirt

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lord_todd

  • noun Scottish chemist noted for his research into the structure of nucleic acids (born in 1907)
    Sir Alexander Robertus Todd; Todd.

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physical

  • adjective involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit
    • physical exercise
    • physical suffering
    • was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance
  • adjective relating to the sciences dealing with matter and energy; especially physics
    • physical sciences
    • physical laws

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michael_faraday

  • noun the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)
    Faraday.

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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biochemistry

  • noun the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry

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fixing

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fastener; holdfast.

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hybrid

  • noun a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)
    loanblend; loan-blend.
  • noun a composite of mixed origin
    • the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices

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femtochemistry

  • noun the branch of chemistry that studies elementary (often very fast) chemical reactions as they occur; the experimental methods are often based on the use of femtosecond laser pulses

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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mock

  • noun the act of mocking or ridiculing
    • they made a mock of him
  • verb treat with contempt
    bemock.
    • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles

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anthelminthic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; helminthic; parasiticidal.

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solvay

  • noun Belgian chemist who developed the Solvay process and built factories exploiting it (1838-1922)
    Ernest Solvay.

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daniel_rutherford

  • noun British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
    Rutherford.

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theatrical

  • noun a performance of a play
    theatrical performance; histrionics; representation.
  • adjective of or relating to the theater

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august_wilhelm_von_hoffmann

  • noun German chemist (1818-1892)
    Hoffmann.

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pretended

  • adjective satellite adopted in order to deceive
    false; put on; assumed; fictitious; fictive; sham.
    • an assumed name
    • an assumed cheerfulness
    • a fictitious address
    • fictive sympathy
    • a pretended interest
    • a put-on childish voice
    • sham modesty
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; pretend; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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ammonium

  • noun the ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
    ammonium ion.

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henry_le_chatelier

  • noun French chemist who formulated Le Chatelier's principle (1850-1936)
    le Chatelier.

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medicative

  • adjective satellite having the properties of medicine
    medicinal.
    • medicative drugs
    • medicinal herbs
    • medicinal properties

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radiochemist

  • noun a chemist who specializes in nuclear chemistry
    nuclear chemist.

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illusive

  • adjective satellite based on or having the nature of an illusion
    illusory.
    • illusive hopes of finding a better job
    • Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy

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carminative

  • noun medication that prevents the formation of gas in the alimentary tract or eases its passing
  • adjective satellite relieving gas in the alimentary tract (colic or flatulence or griping)
    flatus-relieving.

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wollaston

  • noun English chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium and demonstrated that static and current electricity are the same (1766-1828)
    William Hyde Wollaston.

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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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helminthic

  • noun a medication capable of causing the evacuation of parasitic intestinal worms
    anthelmintic; anthelminthic; vermifuge.
  • adjective satellite capable of expelling or destroying parasitic worms
    anthelmintic; parasiticidal; anthelminthic.

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pseudo

  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender; sham.
  • adjective satellite (often used in combination) not genuine but having the appearance of
    • a pseudo esthete
    • pseudoclassic

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dyed

  • adjective satellite (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
    colored; bleached; coloured.
    • a bleached blonde
  • verb color with dye
    dye.
    • Please dye these shoes

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soporific

  • noun a drug that induces sleep
    hypnotic.
  • adjective satellite sleep inducing
    hypnagogic; hypnogogic; soporiferous; somniferous; somnific.

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sudorific

  • noun a medicine that causes or increases sweating
    sudatory.
  • adjective inducing perspiration
    diaphoretic.

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soddy

  • noun a house built of sod or adobe laid in horizontal courses
    sod house; adobe house.
  • noun English chemist whose work on radioactive disintegration led to the discovery of isotopes (1877-1956)
    Frederick Soddy.

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heyrovsky

  • noun Czechoslovakian chemist who developed polarography (1890-1967)
    Joroslav Heyrovsky.

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