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atomic_number_68

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
    erbium; Er.

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greek_fire

  • noun a mixture used by Byzantine Greeks that was often shot at adversaries; catches fire when wetted

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calcium_ion

  • noun ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood
    factor IV.

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fred_sanger

  • noun English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
    Sanger; Frederick Sanger.

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atomic_number_69

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
    thulium; Tm.

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atomic_number_60

  • noun a yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium
    Nd; neodymium.

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atomic_number_61

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group having no stable isotope; was discovered in radioactive form as a fission product of uranium
    promethium; Pm.

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atomic_number_62

  • noun a grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite
    Sm; samarium.

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atomic_number_63

  • noun a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
    Eu; europium.

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atomic_number_64

  • noun a ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
    Gd; gadolinium.

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atomic_number_65

  • noun a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite
    terbium; Tb.

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atomic_number_66

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic
    dysprosium; Dy.

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atomic_number_67

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
    Ho; holmium.

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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psychotropic

  • adjective affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes
    psychoactive.
    • psychoactive drugs

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zinc

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

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heavy_metal

  • noun a metal of relatively high density (specific gravity greater than about 5) or of high relative atomic weight (especially one that is poisonous like mercury or lead)
  • noun loud and harsh sounding rock music with a strong beat; lyrics usually involve violent or fantastic imagery
    heavy metal music.

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appetite

  • noun a feeling of craving something
    appetence; appetency.
    • an appetite for life
    • the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks

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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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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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hans_fischer

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

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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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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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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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wed

  • noun the fourth day of the week; the third working day
    Wednesday; Midweek.
  • verb take in marriage
    get hitched with; marry; conjoin; get married; espouse; hook up with.

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thursday

The fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding Friday.

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anti-tnf_compound

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

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hitchings

  • noun United States biochemist noted for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout (1905-1998)
    George Herbert Hitchings.
  • verb to hook or entangle
    catch; hitch.
    • One foot caught in the stirrup

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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uranium_238

  • noun the commonest isotope of uranium; it is not fissionable but when irradiated with neutrons it produces fissionable plutonium 239

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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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th

  • noun the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day
    Thursday.
  • noun a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands
    atomic number 90; thorium.

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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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herbicide

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weedkiller; weed killer.

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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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ho

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
    holmium; atomic number 67.

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feria

  • noun a weekday on which no festival or holiday is celebrated
    • in the middle ages feria was used with a prefixed ordinal number to designate the day of the week, so `secunda feria' meant Monday, but Sunday and Saturday were always called by their names, Dominicus and Sabbatum, and so feria came to mean an ordinary weekday
  • noun (in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint

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monod

  • noun French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
    Jacques Lucien Monod; Jacques Monod.

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barium

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

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internet

  • noun a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange
    cyberspace; net.

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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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albert_von_szent-gyorgyi

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)
    Szent-Gyorgyi; Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.

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trental

  • noun a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet
    pentoxifylline.

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osmium

  • noun a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
    atomic number 76; Os.

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pig_iron

  • noun crude iron tapped from a blast furnace

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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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medicament

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medication; medicinal drug.

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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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cobalt

  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; Co.

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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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caesium

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

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level

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; degree.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
    grade; tier.
    • lumber of the highest grade

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altering

  • noun the sterilization of an animal
    fixing; neutering.
    • they took him to the vet for neutering
  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; alter; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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reactant

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

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solution

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

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robert_woodward

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

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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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ga

  • noun the first known nerve agent, synthesized by German chemists in 1936; a highly toxic combustible liquid that is soluble in organic solvents and is used as a nerve gas in chemical warfare
    tabun.
  • noun a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
    atomic number 31; gallium.

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tuesday

  • noun the third day of the week; the second working day
    Tues.

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bimetal

  • noun material made by bonding together sheets of two different metals
  • adjective satellite formed of two different metals or alloys; especially in sheets bonded together
    bimetallic.

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hydrogen_atom

  • noun an atom of hydrogen

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pentoxifylline

  • noun a drug (trade name Trental) used to treat claudication; believed to increase the flexibility of red blood cells so they can flow through the blood vessels to the legs and feet
    Trental.

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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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abbreviated

  • adjective satellite (of clothing) very short
    brief.
    • an abbreviated swimsuit
    • a brief bikini
  • verb reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    reduce; cut; abbreviate; abridge; shorten; contract; foreshorten.
    • The manuscript must be shortened

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alkaline_metal

  • noun any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)
    alkali metal.
    • the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline

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synergist

  • noun a drug that augments the activity of another drug

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street

  • noun a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
    • they walked the streets of the small town
    • he lives on Nassau Street
  • noun the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel
    • be careful crossing the street

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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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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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berkelium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium
    atomic number 97; Bk.

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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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chemist's

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; drugstore; pharmacy.

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material

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

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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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stimulant_drug

  • noun a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
    excitant; stimulant.

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cell

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

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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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atomic_number_4

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    Be; glucinium; beryllium.

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strontium_90

  • noun a radioactive isotope of strontium (with the mass number 90) that is present in the fallout from nuclear explosions; can be assimilated like calcium into bones

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atomic_number_6

  • noun an abundant nonmetallic tetravalent element occurring in three allotropic forms: amorphous carbon and graphite and diamond; occurs in all organic compounds
    carbon; C.

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faroese

An inhabitant, or, collectively, inhabitants, of the Faroe islands.

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international

  • adjective concerning or belonging to all or at least two or more nations
    • international affairs
    • an international agreement
    • international waters
  • noun any of several international socialist organizations

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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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meld

  • noun a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank
    canasta; basket rummy.
  • verb announce for a score; of cards in a card game

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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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hopkins

  • noun United States educator and theologian (1802-1887)
    Mark Hopkins.
  • noun United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
    Johns Hopkins.

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freezing_mixture

  • noun a mixture of substances (usually salt and ice) to obtain a temperature below the freezing point of water

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alkaline

  • adjective relating to or containing an alkali; having a pH greater than 7
    alkalic.
    • alkaline soils derived from chalk or limestone

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mo

  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; minute; second.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit
  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    atomic number 42; molybdenum.

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strontium

  • noun a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite
    Sr; atomic number 38.

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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isotope

  • noun one of two or more atoms with the same atomic number but with different numbers of neutrons

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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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100

  • noun ten 10s
    one C; hundred; C; century.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than ninety
    hundred; c; one hundred.

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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photochemistry

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

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39

  • adjective satellite being nine more than thirty
    ixl; thirty-nine.

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38

  • adjective satellite being eight more than thirty
    thirty-eight; xxxviii.

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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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antimonial_lead

  • noun a lead alloy that contains about 5% antimony
    hard lead.

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technical

  • noun a pickup truck with a gun mounted on it
  • noun (basketball) a foul that can be assessed on a player or a coach or a team for unsportsmanlike conduct; does not usually involve physical contact during play
    technical foul.

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31

  • adjective satellite being one more than thirty
    thirty-one; xxxi.

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30

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and three
    XXX; thirty.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than twenty
    xxx; thirty.

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37

  • adjective satellite being seven more than thirty
    thirty-seven; xxxvii.

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medica

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ziegler

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

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tantalum

  • noun a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite
    atomic number 73; Ta.

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weekday

  • noun any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)

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adolf_windaus

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

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cesium

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

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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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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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blister_copper

  • noun an impure form of copper having a black blistered surface

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inducing

  • noun act of bringing about a desired result
    inducement.
    • inducement of sleep
  • verb cause to arise
    bring on; induce.
    • induce a crisis

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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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norse

Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants.

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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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atomic_number_24

  • noun a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
    Cr; chromium.

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atomic_number_25

  • noun a hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals
    Mn; manganese.

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atomic_number_26

  • 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
    Fe; iron.

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atomic_number_27

  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    Co; cobalt.

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atomic_number_20

  • 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
    calcium; Ca.

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atomic_number_21

  • noun a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
    scandium; Sc.

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atomic_number_22

  • noun a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
    titanium; Ti.

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atomic_number_23

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

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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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karl_scheele

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

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atomic_number_28

  • noun a hard malleable ductile silvery metallic element that is resistant to corrosion; used in alloys; occurs in pentlandite and smaltite and garnierite and millerite
    Ni; nickel.

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atomic_number_29

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    copper; Cu.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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lime

  • noun a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
    calcium hydroxide; calcium hydrate; caustic lime; slaked lime; hydrated lime; lime hydrate.
  • noun a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
    calx; quicklime; fluxing lime; unslaked lime; burnt lime; calcined lime; calcium oxide.

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working

  • noun a mine or quarry that is being or has been worked
    workings.
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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wallace_hume_carothers

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

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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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petroleum

  • noun a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
    crude oil; oil; fossil oil; crude; rock oil.

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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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wilkins

  • noun United States civil rights leader (1901-1981)
    Roy Wilkins.
  • noun Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)
    George Hubert Wilkins.

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alkaline_earth

  • noun any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)
    alkaline-earth metal.

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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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fe

  • 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; iron.

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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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6

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
    sixer; sestet; Captain Hicks; hexad; sise; VI; six; sextet; half a dozen; sextuplet.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
    vi; half dozen; six; half-dozen.

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anti-impotence_drug

  • noun drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
    virility drug.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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impotence

  • noun the quality of lacking strength or power; being weak and feeble
    powerlessness; impotency.
  • noun an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
    impotency.

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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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erlenmeyer

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

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company

  • noun an institution created to conduct business
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
  • noun small military unit; usually two or three platoons

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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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miotic_drug

  • noun a drug that causes miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye)
    myotic drug; miotic; myotic.

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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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99

  • adjective satellite being nine more than ninety
    ninety-nine; ic.

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98

  • adjective satellite being eight more than ninety
    xcviii; ninety-eight.

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itas

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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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otto_meyerhof

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Germany) who studied the metabolism of muscles (1884-1951)
    Meyerhof; Otto Fritz Meyerhof.

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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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91

  • adjective satellite being one more than ninety
    ninety-one; xci.

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90

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine
    ninety; XC.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than eighty
    ninety; xc.

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93

  • adjective satellite being three more than ninety
    ninety-three; xciii.

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92

  • adjective satellite being two more than ninety
    xcii; ninety-two.

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95

  • adjective satellite being five more than ninety
    ninety-five; xcv.

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97

  • adjective satellite being seven more than ninety
    xcvii; ninety-seven.

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96

  • adjective satellite being six more than ninety
    ninety-six; xcvi.

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szent-gyorgyi

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)
    Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi; Albert Szent-Gyorgyi.

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daminozide

  • noun a chemical sprayed on fruit trees to regulate their growth so the entire crop can be harvested at one time
    Alar.

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max_ferdinand_perutz

  • noun English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914-2002)
    Perutz; Max Perutz.

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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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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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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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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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abortion

  • noun termination of pregnancy
  • noun failure of a plan
    miscarriage.

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zirconium

  • noun a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon
    atomic number 40; Zr.

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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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chemist's_shop

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    apothecary's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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niobium

  • noun a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium
    Nb; atomic number 41.

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iridium

  • noun a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
    Ir; atomic number 77.

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mosander

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

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stabilizer

  • noun a chemical that is added to a solution or mixture or suspension to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state
  • noun airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft

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weedkiller

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weed killer; herbicide.

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maurice_hugh_frederick_wilkins

  • noun English biochemist who helped discover the structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Maurice Wilkins; Wilkins.

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physical_chemistry

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

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antisyphilitic

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis

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roman_alphabet

  • noun the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
    Latin alphabet.

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dysprosium

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic
    atomic number 66; Dy.

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iodine

  • noun a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
    iodin; I; atomic number 53.
  • noun a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
    tincture of iodine.

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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iodin

  • noun a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
    I; atomic number 53; iodine.

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agent

  • noun an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect
    • their research uncovered new disease agents
  • noun a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations

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li

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; atomic number 3.
  • noun Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers

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titanium

  • noun a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
    atomic number 22; Ti.

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lu

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium
    lutecium; lutetium; atomic number 71.

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238

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impregnation

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

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john_howard_northrop

  • noun United States biochemist (1891-1987)
    Northrop.

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235

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hydrogen

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

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cast_iron

  • noun an alloy of iron containing so much carbon that it is brittle and so cannot be wrought but must be shaped by casting

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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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yb

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
    ytterbium; atomic number 70.
  • noun a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabits or 10^24 bits
    Ybit; yottabit.

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ingot

  • noun metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
    metal bar; block of metal.

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technische

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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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immune

  • noun a person who is immune to a particular infection
  • adjective relating to the condition of immunity
    • the immune system

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fergon

  • noun trade name of a drug rich in iron; used to treat some types of anemia

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dilator

  • noun a muscle or nerve that dilates or widens a body part
  • noun a drug that causes dilation

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weed

  • noun any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
  • noun a black band worn by a man (on the arm or hat) as a sign of mourning
    mourning band.

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urey

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

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wolfram

  • noun a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    tungsten; atomic number 74; W.

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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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radiothorium

  • noun radioactive isotope of thorium with mass number 228
    thorium-228.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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iata

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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buchner

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

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george_herbert_hitchings

  • noun United States biochemist noted for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout (1905-1998)
    Hitchings.

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soda

  • noun a sodium salt of carbonic acid; used in making soap powders and glass and paper
    sodium carbonate; sal soda; washing soda; soda ash.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; pop.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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designator

(Rom. Antiq.) An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.

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ingot_iron

  • noun iron of high purity

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abuse

  • noun cruel or inhumane treatment
    maltreatment; ill-treatment; ill-usage.
    • the child showed signs of physical abuse
  • noun a rude expression intended to offend or hurt
    revilement; vilification; contumely; insult.
    • when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse
    • they yelled insults at the visiting team

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scandium

  • noun a white trivalent metallic element; sometimes classified in the rare earth group; occurs in the Scandinavian mineral thortveitite
    Sc; atomic number 21.

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potassium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; potash alum.

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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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einsteinium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    atomic number 99; E; Es.

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kuhn

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

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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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vanadium

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

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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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element

  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; factor; component.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech
  • noun an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system
    constituent; component.
    • spare components for cars
    • a component or constituent element of a system

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thallium

  • noun a soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
    atomic number 81; Tl.

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galvanized_iron

  • noun iron that is coated with zinc to protect it from rust

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hans_adolf_krebs

  • noun English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
    Sir Hans Adolf Krebs; Krebs.

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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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sorensen

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

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alloy

  • noun a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten
    metal.
    • brass is an alloy of zinc and copper
  • noun the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something
    admixture.

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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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robert_robinson

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

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spelter

  • noun impure zinc containing about three percent lead and other impurities (especially in the form of ingots)

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ru

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

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mind-altering_drug

  • noun a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
    consciousness-altering drug; psychoactive drug; psychoactive substance.

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delta_iron

  • noun an allotrope of iron that is stable between 1403 degrees centigrade and the melting point (= 1532 degrees)

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structural_iron

  • noun iron that has been cast or worked in structural shapes

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thomson

  • noun United States composer who collaborated with Gertrude Stein (1896-1989)
    Virgil Garnett Thomson; Virgil Thomson.
  • noun United States electrical engineer (born in England) who in 1892 formed a company with Thomas Edison (1853-1937)
    Elihu Thomson.

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re

  • noun a rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
    atomic number 75; rhenium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Ra.

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137

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ra

  • noun an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
    atomic number 88; radium.
  • noun ancient Egyptian sun god with the head of a hawk; a universal creator; he merged with the god Amen as Amen-Ra to become the king of the gods
    Re.

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ity

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meyerhof

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Germany) who studied the metabolism of muscles (1884-1951)
    Otto Fritz Meyerhof; Otto Meyerhof.

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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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windaus

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

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neodymium

  • noun a yellow trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs in monazite and bastnasite in association with cerium and lanthanum and praseodymium
    atomic number 60; Nd.

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natta

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

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24

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and one
    XXIV; two dozen; twenty-four.
  • adjective satellite being four more than twenty
    xxiv; twenty-four.

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25

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-four and one
    twenty-five; XXV.
  • adjective satellite being five more than twenty
    twenty-five; xxv.

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26

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-five and one
    twenty-six; XXVI.
  • adjective satellite being six more than twenty
    twenty-six; xxvi.

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27

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-six and one
    twenty-seven; XXVII.
  • adjective satellite being seven more than twenty
    twenty-seven; xxvii.

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20

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of nineteen and one
    twenty; XX.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 20 items or units
    twenty; xx.

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21

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty and one
    XXI; twenty-one.
  • adjective satellite being one more than twenty
    xxi; twenty-one.

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22

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-one and one
    twenty-two; XXII.
  • adjective satellite being two more than twenty
    twenty-two; xxii.

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23

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-two and one
    XXIII; twenty-three.
  • adjective satellite being three more than twenty
    xxiii; twenty-three.

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voiceless

  • adjective produced without vibration of the vocal cords
    surd; unvoiced; hard.
    • unvoiced consonants such as `p' and `k' and `s'
  • adjective deprived of the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote
    disenfranchised; disfranchised; voteless.
    • labor was voiceless
    • disenfrenchised masses took to the streets

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francis_crick

  • noun English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Francis Henry Compton Crick; Crick.

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28

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one
    twenty-eight; XXVIII.
  • adjective satellite being eight more than twenty
    twenty-eight; xxviii.

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29

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-eight and one
    twenty-nine; XXIX.
  • adjective satellite being nine more than twenty
    twenty-nine; xxix.

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max_perutz

  • noun English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914-2002)
    Perutz; Max Ferdinand Perutz.

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nomenclature

  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; terminology.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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aborticide

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
    abortion-inducing drug; abortifacient.
  • noun the act of destroying a fetus
    feticide.

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suspension

  • noun a mixture in which fine particles are suspended in a fluid where they are supported by buoyancy
  • noun a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
    intermission; break; pause; interruption.

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sir_hans_adolf_krebs

  • noun English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
    Krebs; Hans Adolf Krebs.

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atomic_number_79

  • noun a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
    Au; gold.

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atomic_number_78

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

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iowa

  • noun a member of the Siouan people formerly living in Iowa and Minnesota and Missouri
    Ioway.
  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    IA; Hawkeye State.

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ammonium_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; alum.

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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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atomic_number_73

  • noun a hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite
    tantalum; Ta.

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atomic_number_72

  • noun a grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons
    hafnium; Hf.

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atomic_number_71

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium
    Lu; lutecium; lutetium.

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atomic_number_70

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
    Yb; ytterbium.

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atomic_number_77

  • noun a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
    iridium; Ir.

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atomic_number_76

  • noun a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known
    osmium; Os.

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atomic_number_75

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

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atomic_number_74

  • noun a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    tungsten; W; wolfram.

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anesthetic_agent

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.

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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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radiochemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    nuclear chemistry.

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protactinium

  • noun a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
    protoactinium; atomic number 91; Pa.

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alpha_iron

  • noun a magnetic allotrope of iron; stable below 906 degrees centigrade

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day

  • noun time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
    twenty-four hours; mean solar day; twenty-four hour period; solar day; 24-hour interval.
    • two days later they left
    • they put on two performances every day
    • there are 30,000 passengers per day
  • noun some point or period in time
    • it should arrive any day now
    • after that day she never trusted him again
    • those were the days
    • these days it is not unusual

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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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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apothecary's_shop

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; drugstore; chemist's; pharmacy.

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eduard_buchner

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

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molybdenum

  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    Mo; atomic number 42.

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ernst_boris_chain

  • noun British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
    Sir Ernst Boris Chain; Chain.

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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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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potassium

  • noun a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
    K; atomic number 19.

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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ia

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Iowa; Hawkeye State.

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carbon_nanotube

  • noun a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape
    nanotube.

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praseodymium

  • noun a soft yellowish-white trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; can be recovered from bastnasite or monazite by an ion-exchange process
    Pr; atomic number 59.

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krebs

  • noun English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
    Sir Hans Adolf Krebs; Hans Adolf Krebs.

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sat

  • noun the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
    Sabbatum; Saturday.
  • verb be seated
    sit down; sit.

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heavy

  • noun an actor who plays villainous roles
  • noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play

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carbon_atom

  • noun an atom of carbon

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domain

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    land; demesne.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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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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energy

  • noun (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs
    free energy.
    • energy can take a wide variety of forms
  • noun forceful exertion
    vigor; vigour; zip.
    • he plays tennis with great energy
    • he's full of zip

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hard

  • adjective not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure
    difficult.
    • a difficult task
    • nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access
    • difficult times
    • why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?
  • adjective dispassionate;
    • took a hard look
    • a hard bargainer

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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related

  • adjective being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics
    related to.
    • painting and the related arts
    • school-related activities
    • related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces
  • verb make a logical or causal connection
    tie in; associate; relate; colligate; link; connect; link up.
    • I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind
    • colligate these facts
    • I cannot relate these events at all

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88

  • adjective satellite being eight more than eighty
    eighty-eight; lxxxviii.

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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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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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82

  • adjective satellite being two more than eighty
    lxxxii; eighty-two.

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83

  • adjective satellite being three more than eighty
    eighty-three; lxxxiii.

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80

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and eight
    LXXX; fourscore; eighty.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than seventy
    lxxx; fourscore; eighty.

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81

  • adjective satellite being one more than eighty
    lxxxi; eighty-one.

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87

  • adjective satellite being seven more than eighty
    eighty-seven; lxxxvii.

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84

  • adjective satellite being four more than eighty
    eighty-four; lxxxiv.

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atomic_number_90

  • noun a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands
    thorium; Th.

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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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scheele

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

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whitsun_tuesday

  • noun the day after Whitmonday
    Whit-Tuesday.

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sir_walter_norman_haworth

  • noun English biochemist who was a pioneer in research on carbohydrates; when he synthesized vitamin C he became the first person to synthesize a vitamin artificially (1883-1950)
    Haworth.

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hard_lead

  • noun a lead alloy that contains about 5% antimony
    antimonial lead.
  • noun unrefined lead that is hard because of the impurities it contains

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kilocalorie

  • noun a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
    large calorie; Calorie; nutritionist's calorie; kilogram calorie.

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stuff

  • noun the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
    material.
    • coal is a hard black material
    • wheat is the stuff they use to make bread
  • noun miscellaneous unspecified objects
    • the trunk was full of stuff

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dutch

Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch was formerly used for German.
Germany is slandered to have sent none to this war [the Crusades] at this first voyage; and that other pilgrims, passing through that country, were mocked by the Dutch, and called fools for their pains. Fuller.

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medicine

  • noun the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
    medical specialty.
  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicament; medication; medicinal drug.

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electronics

  • noun the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

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metallic_element

  • noun any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
    metal.

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rhodium

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

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uranium_235

  • noun a uranium isotope with mass number 235; capable of sustaining chain reactions

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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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chemical_element

  • noun any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter
    element.

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josiah_willard_gibbs

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

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whit-tuesday

  • noun the day after Whitmonday
    Whitsun Tuesday.

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thorium

  • noun a soft silvery-white tetravalent radioactive metallic element; isotope 232 is used as a power source in nuclear reactors; occurs in thorite and in monazite sands
    atomic number 90; Th.

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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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ness

  • noun a strip of land projecting into a body of water
    cape.

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otto_loewi

  • noun United States pharmacologist (born in Germany) who was the first to show that acetylcholine is produced at the junction between a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle (1873-1961)
    Loewi.

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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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airway

  • noun a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
    air duct; air passage.
  • noun a designated route followed by airplanes in flying from one airport to another
    air lane; skyway; flight path.

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psychoactive_drug

  • noun a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
    consciousness-altering drug; mind-altering drug; psychoactive substance.

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congener

  • noun a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    relative; congeneric; congenator.

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old_english

  • noun English prior to about 1100
    Anglo-Saxon.

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virility

  • noun the masculine property of being capable of copulation and procreation
  • noun the trait of being manly; having the characteristics of an adult male
    manfulness; manliness.

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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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blister

  • noun a flaw on a surface resulting when an applied substance does not adhere (as an air bubble in a coat of paint)
  • noun (botany) a swelling on a plant similar to that on the skin

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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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monday

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon.

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chain

  • noun a series of things depending on each other as if linked together
    concatenation.
    • the chain of command
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  • noun (chemistry) a series of linked atoms (generally in an organic molecule)
    chemical chain.

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ion

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

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karl_waldemar_ziegler

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

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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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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cadmium

  • noun a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
    atomic number 48; Cd.

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iso

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ammonia_alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    alum; ammonium alum.

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eu

  • noun a bivalent and trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
    atomic number 63; europium.
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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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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abortion-inducing_drug

  • noun a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
    aborticide; abortifacient.

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top

  • noun the upper part of anything
    • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
    • the title should be written at the top of the first page
  • noun the highest or uppermost side of anything
    upside; upper side; top side.
    • put your books on top of the desk
    • only the top side of the box was painted

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es

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    atomic number 99; E; einsteinium.
  • noun a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
    tocopherol; E; vitamin E.

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er

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
    atomic number 68; erbium.
  • noun a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
    emergency room.

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copper

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    Cu; atomic number 29.
  • noun a copper penny

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there

  • noun a location other than here; that place
    • you can take it from there
  • adverb in or at that place
    in that location; at that place.
    • they have lived there for years
    • it's not there
    • that man there

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fertiliser

  • noun any substance such as manure or a mixture of nitrates used to make soil more fertile
    fertilizer; plant food.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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fri

  • noun the sixth day of the week; the fifth working day
    Friday.

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ne

  • noun a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts
    atomic number 10; neon.
  • noun the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
    northeast; northeastward; nor'-east.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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-ous

An adjective suffix meaning full of, abounding in, having, possessing the qualities of, like; as in gracious, abounding in grace; arduous, full of ardor; bulbous, having bulbs, bulblike; riotous, poisonous, piteous, joyous, etc.

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wrought_iron

  • noun iron having a low carbon content that is tough and malleable and so can be forged and welded

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galvanize

  • verb to stimulate to action
    galvanise; startle.
    • ..startled him awake
    • galvanized into action
  • verb cover with zinc
    galvanise.
    • galvanize steel

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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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haworth

  • noun English biochemist who was a pioneer in research on carbohydrates; when he synthesized vitamin C he became the first person to synthesize a vitamin artificially (1883-1950)
    Sir Walter Norman Haworth.

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weed_killer

  • noun a chemical agent that destroys plants or inhibits their growth
    weedkiller; herbicide.

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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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mercury

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    quicksilver; Hg; atomic number 80; hydrargyrum.
  • noun (Roman mythology) messenger of Jupiter and god of commerce; counterpart of Greek Hermes

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killer

  • noun someone who causes the death of a person or animal
    slayer.
  • noun the causal agent resulting in death
    cause of death.
    • heart disease is the biggest killer in the United States

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atomic_number_100

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    fermium; Fm.

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casimir_funk

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
    Funk.

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work_day

  • noun a day on which work is done
    workday; working day.

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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protoactinium

  • noun a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
    atomic number 91; protactinium; Pa.

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richard_kuhn

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

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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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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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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thulium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
    Tm; atomic number 69.

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drugstore

  • noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
    chemist's shop; apothecary's shop; chemist's; pharmacy.

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radium

  • noun an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
    atomic number 88; Ra.

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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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soporific

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

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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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ruthenium

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

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atomic_number_37

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali metal group; burns in air and reacts violently in water; occurs in carnallite and lepidolite and pollucite
    rubidium; Rb.

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lamellar_mixture

  • noun a mixture in which substances occur in distinct layers

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enzymology

  • noun the branch of biochemistry dealing with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes

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atomic_number_31

  • noun a rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
    gallium; Ga.

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atomic_number_30

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

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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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they

The plural of he, she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.
Jolif and glad they went unto here [their] rest And casten hem [them] full early for to sail. Chaucer.
They of Italy salute you. Heb. xiii. 24.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness. Matt. v. 6.
They is used indefinitely, as our ancestors used man, and as the French use on; as, they say (French on dit), that is, it is said by persons not specified.

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alkaline-earth_metal

  • noun any of the bivalent metals of group II of the periodic table (calcium or strontium or barium or magnesium or beryllium)
    alkaline earth.

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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atomic_number_39

  • noun a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
    Y; yttrium.

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atomic_number_38

  • noun a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite
    strontium; Sr.

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11

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and one
    eleven; XI.
  • adjective satellite being one more than ten
    eleven; xi.

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13

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of twelve and one
    long dozen; XIII; thirteen; baker's dozen.
  • adjective satellite being one more than twelve
    xiii; thirteen.

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bismuth

  • noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals
    atomic number 83; Bi.

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neptunium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium
    Np; atomic number 93.

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19

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one
    XIX; nineteen.
  • adjective satellite being one more than eighteen
    xix; nineteen.

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erbium

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs with yttrium
    atomic number 68; Er.

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magnesium

  • noun a light silver-white ductile bivalent metallic element; in pure form it burns with brilliant white flame; occurs naturally only in combination (as in magnesite and dolomite and carnallite and spinel and olivine)
    atomic number 12; Mg.

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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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tyrosine

  • noun an amino acid found in most proteins; a precursor of several hormones

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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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diuretic

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    diuretic drug; water pill.

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atomic_number_82

  • noun a soft heavy toxic malleable metallic element; bluish white when freshly cut but tarnishes readily to dull grey
    Pb; lead.
    • the children were playing with lead soldiers

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atomic_number_83

  • noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals
    bismuth; Bi.

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atomic_number_80

  • noun a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
    mercury; quicksilver; Hg; hydrargyrum.

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atomic_number_81

  • noun a soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
    thallium; Tl.

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atomic_number_87

  • noun a radioactive element of the alkali-metal group discovered as a disintegration product of actinium
    Fr; francium.

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atomic_number_84

  • noun a radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor
    polonium; Po.

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atomic_number_88

  • noun an intensely radioactive metallic element that occurs in minute amounts in uranium ores
    radium; Ra.

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official

  • noun a worker who holds or is invested with an office
    functionary.
  • noun someone who administers the rules of a game or sport
    • the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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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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bacteriacide

  • noun any chemical agent that destroys bacteria
    bactericide.

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manganese

  • noun a hard brittle grey polyvalent metallic element that resembles iron but is not magnetic; used in making steel; occurs in many minerals
    Mn; atomic number 25.

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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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street_drug

  • noun a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
    drug of abuse.

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eutectic

  • noun a mixture of substances having a minimum melting point

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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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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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soak

  • noun the process of becoming softened and saturated as a consequence of being immersed in water (or other liquid)
    soaking; soakage.
    • a good soak put life back in the wagon
  • noun washing something by allowing it to soak
    soaking.

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academic

  • noun an educator who works at a college or university
    academician; faculty member.
  • adjective associated with academia or an academy
    • the academic curriculum
    • academic gowns

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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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metallic

  • noun a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal
  • noun a yarn made partly or entirely of metal

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mix

  • noun a commercially prepared mixture of dry ingredients
    premix.
  • noun an event that combines things in a mixture
    mixture.
    • a gradual mixture of cultures

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controlled_substance

  • noun a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law

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dy

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; forms compounds that are highly magnetic
    dysprosium; atomic number 66.

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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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hood

  • noun an aggressive and violent young criminal
    strong-armer; tough; goon; punk; hoodlum; thug; toughie.
  • noun a protective covering that is part of a plant
    cap.

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ochoa

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (1905-1993)
    Severo Ochoa.

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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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plaster

  • noun a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings
  • noun any of several gypsum cements; a white powder (a form of calcium sulphate) that forms a paste when mixed with water and hardens into a solid; used in making molds and sculptures and casts for broken limbs
    plaster of Paris.

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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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buckminsterfullerene

  • noun a spheroidal fullerene; the first known example of a fullerene
    buckyball.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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tues

  • noun the third day of the week; the second working day
    Tuesday.

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77

  • adjective satellite being seven more than seventy
    lxxvii; seventy-seven.

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76

  • adjective satellite being six more than seventy
    lxxvi; seventy-six.

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beta

  • noun the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun beets
    genus Beta.

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74

  • adjective satellite being four more than seventy
    lxxiv; seventy-four.

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73

  • adjective satellite being three more than seventy
    seventy-three; lxxiii.

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72

  • adjective satellite being two more than seventy
    lxxii; seventy-two.

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70

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and seven
    LXX; seventy.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than sixty
    lxx; seventy.

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alpha

  • noun the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet
  • noun the beginning of a series or sequence
    • the Alpha and Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelations

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richard_august_carl_emil_erlenmeyer

  • noun German chemist (1825-1909)
    Erlenmeyer.

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hogeschool

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79

  • adjective satellite being nine more than seventy
    ilxxx; seventy-nine.

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78

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of seventy and eight
    seventy-eight; LXXVIII.
  • noun a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
    seventy-eight.

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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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flop

  • noun an arithmetic operation performed on floating-point numbers
    floating-point operation.
    • this computer can perform a million flops per second
  • noun someone who is unsuccessful
    washout; dud.

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metal

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

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soren_peter_lauritz_sorensen

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

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zymurgy

  • noun the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
    zymology.

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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petrolatum

  • noun a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication
    mineral jelly; petroleum jelly.

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pharmacological_medicine

  • noun the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
    pharmacology; materia medica.

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blend

  • noun an occurrence of thorough mixing
  • noun a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings
    portmanteau word; portmanteau.
    • `smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'
    • `motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'
    • `brunch' is a well-known portmanteau

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saturday

  • noun the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
    Sabbatum; Sat.

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shop

  • noun a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services
    store.
    • he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod
  • noun small workplace where handcrafts or manufacturing are done
    workshop.

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frederick_sanger

  • noun English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
    Fred Sanger; Sanger.

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base_metal

  • noun a metal that is common and not considered precious
    • lead, iron, copper, tin, and zinc are base metals

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psychoactive_substance

  • noun a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
    consciousness-altering drug; mind-altering drug; psychoactive drug.

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gold

  • noun coins made of gold
  • noun a deep yellow color
    amber.
    • an amber light illuminated the room
    • he admired the gold of her hair

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arsenical

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

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germane

  • adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
    • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

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edward_lawrie_tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Tatum.

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228

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francois_jacob

  • noun French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
    Jacob.

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nuclear_chemistry

  • noun the chemistry of radioactive substances
    radiochemistry.

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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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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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medicinal_drug

  • noun (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
    medicine; medicament; medication.

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gadolinium

  • noun a ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
    Gd; atomic number 64.

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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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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soda_lime

  • noun a mixture of sodium and calcium hydroxides; absorbs liquids and gases

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atomic_number_3

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    lithium; Li.

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technetium

  • noun a crystalline metallic element not found in nature; occurs as one of the fission products of uranium
    Tc; atomic number 43.

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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materia_medica

  • noun the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
    pharmacological medicine; pharmacology.

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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jacob

  • noun French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
    Francois Jacob.
  • noun (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

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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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americium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
    Am; atomic number 95.

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promethium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group having no stable isotope; was discovered in radioactive form as a fission product of uranium
    atomic number 61; Pm.

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mixture

  • noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding)
  • noun any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients
    concoction; intermixture.
    • he volunteered to taste her latest concoction
    • he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade

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pharmacology

  • noun the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
    pharmacological medicine; materia medica.

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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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matte

  • noun a mixture of sulfides that forms when sulfide metal ores are smelted
  • noun the property of having little or no contrast; lacking highlights or gloss
    matt; mat; lusterlessness; lustrelessness; flatness.

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cerium

  • noun a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
    atomic number 58; Ce.

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freezing

  • noun the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid
    freeze.
  • verb stop moving or become immobilized
    stop dead; freeze.
    • When he saw the police car he froze

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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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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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12

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
    twelve; dozen; XII.
  • adjective satellite denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units
    twelve; dozen; xii.

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mydriatic

  • noun a drug that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate; used to aid eye examinations
    mydriatic drug.

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fermium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    atomic number 100; Fm.

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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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antagonist

  • noun someone who offers opposition
    resister; opposer; adversary; opponent.
  • noun a muscle that relaxes while another contracts
    • when bending the elbow the triceps are the antagonist

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fritz_albert_lipmann

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Germany) noted for his studies of metabolic processes (1899-1986)
    Lipmann.

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terbium

  • noun a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite
    Tb; atomic number 65.

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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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aluminum

  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; aluminium; Al.

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colloid

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

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crick

  • noun a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
    wrick; rick; kink.
  • noun English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
    Francis Crick; Francis Henry Compton Crick.

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inorganic_chemistry

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

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mechanical_mixture

  • noun a mixture whose components can be separated by mechanical means

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wilhelm_ostwald

  • noun German chemist (1853-1932)
    Ostwald.

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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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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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sanger

  • noun English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
    Fred Sanger; Frederick Sanger.
  • noun United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966)
    Margaret Higgins Sanger; Margaret Sanger.

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fertility

  • noun the ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
    birthrate; birth rate; fertility rate; natality.
  • noun the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
    fecundity.

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histologica

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fricative

  • noun a continuant consonant produced by breath moving against a narrowing of the vocal tract
    spirant; fricative consonant.
  • adjective satellite of speech sounds produced by forcing air through a constricted passage (as `f', `s', `z', or `th' in both `thin' and `then')
    spirant; sibilant; strident; continuant.

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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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jacques_monod

  • noun French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
    Jacques Lucien Monod; Monod.

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atomic_number_48

  • noun a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
    cadmium; Cd.

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atomic_number_49

  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; In.

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atomic_number_46

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

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atomic_number_47

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    silver; Ag.

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atomic_number_44

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

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atomic_number_45

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

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atomic_number_42

  • noun a polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
    Mo; molybdenum.

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atomic_number_43

  • noun a crystalline metallic element not found in nature; occurs as one of the fission products of uranium
    Tc; technetium.

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atomic_number_40

  • noun a lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon
    zirconium; Zr.

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atomic_number_41

  • noun a soft grey ductile metallic element used in alloys; occurs in niobite; formerly called columbium
    niobium; Nb.

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pa

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pop; pappa; daddy.
  • noun a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
    protoactinium; atomic number 91; protactinium.

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transmile

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gibbs

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

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osity

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thailand

  • noun a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula
    Kingdom of Thailand; Siam.
    • Thailand is the official name of the former Siam

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po

  • noun a radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor
    atomic number 84; polonium.
  • noun a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army
    petty officer; P.O..

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ability

  • noun the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
  • noun possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    power.
    • danger heightened his powers of discrimination

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harold_urey

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

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antimony

  • noun a metallic element having four allotropic forms; used in a wide variety of alloys; found in stibnite
    Sb; atomic number 51.

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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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scrap

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; chip; flake.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun worthless material that is to be disposed of
    trash; rubbish.

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samarium

  • noun a grey lustrous metallic element of the rare earth group; is used in special alloys; occurs in monazite and bastnasite
    atomic number 62; Sm.

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wrought

  • adjective satellite shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort)
    molded; shaped.
    • a shaped handgrip
    • the molded steel plates
    • the wrought silver bracelet
  • verb exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
    work.
    • I will work hard to improve my grades
    • she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

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3

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    deuce-ace; trio; triplet; tercet; tierce; troika; three; trey; ternion; trine; ternary; triad; threesome; leash; III; trinity; terzetto.
  • adjective satellite being one more than two
    iii; three.

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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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chemic

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

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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michael_faraday

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

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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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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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ammonium_ion

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

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curium

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
    atomic number 96; Cm.

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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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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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bronze

  • noun an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements; also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in place of tin
  • noun a sculpture made of bronze

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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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tetrahalide

  • noun any halide containing four halogen atoms in its molecules

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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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ytterbium

  • noun a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
    Yb; atomic number 70.

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pig_lead

  • noun lead that is cast in pigs

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agonist

  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    protagonist.
  • noun someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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anaesthetic_agent

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic; anesthetic agent; anaesthetic.

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northrop

  • noun United States biochemist (1891-1987)
    John Howard Northrop.

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equal

  • noun a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
    peer; compeer; match.
  • verb be identical or equivalent to
    be.
    • One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!

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diuretic_drug

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    water pill; diuretic.

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consonantal

  • adjective being or marked by or containing or functioning as a consonant
    • consonantal sounds
    • a consonantal Hebrew text
    • consonantal alliteration
    • a consonantal cluster
  • adjective relating to or having the nature of a consonant

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severo_ochoa

  • noun United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (1905-1993)
    Ochoa.

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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thermie

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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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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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zymology

  • noun the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
    zymurgy.

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eth

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petroleum_jelly

  • noun a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication
    petrolatum; mineral jelly.

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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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working_day

  • noun a day on which work is done
    workday; work day.
  • noun the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage
    workday.
    • they work an 8-hour day

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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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brand-name_drug

  • noun a drug that has a trade name and is protected by a patent (can be produced and sold only by the company holding the patent)
    proprietary drug.

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monad

  • noun (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one
  • noun a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
    monas.

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phytochemist

  • noun a chemist who specializes in the chemistry of plants

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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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60

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six
    sixty; LX.
  • adjective satellite being ten more than fifty
    sixty; threescore; lx.

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61

  • adjective satellite being one more than sixty
    sixty-one; lxi.

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62

  • adjective satellite being two more than sixty
    sixty-two; lxii.

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63

  • adjective satellite being three more than sixty
    sixty-three; lxiii.

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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65

  • adjective satellite being five more than sixty
    sixty-five; lxv.

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66

  • adjective satellite being six more than sixty
    sixty-six; lxvi.

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67

  • adjective satellite being seven more than sixty
    lxvii; sixty-seven.

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68

  • adjective satellite being eight more than sixty
    sixty-eight; lxviii.

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69

  • adjective satellite being nine more than sixty
    sixty-nine; ilxx.

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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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chromium

  • noun a hard brittle multivalent metallic element; resistant to corrosion and tarnishing
    Cr; atomic number 24.

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mon

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Monday.
  • noun a member of a Buddhist people living in Myanmar and adjacent parts of Thailand

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platinum

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

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sir_ernst_boris_chain

  • noun British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
    Ernst Boris Chain; Chain.

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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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chrome

  • noun another word for chromium when it is used in dyes or pigments
  • verb plate with chromium
    chromium-plate.
    • chrome bathroom fixtures

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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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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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abortifacient

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

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perutz

  • noun English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914-2002)
    Max Perutz; Max Ferdinand Perutz.

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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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hochschule

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gamma_iron

  • noun a nonmagnetic allotrope of iron that is the basis of austenite; stable between 906 and 1403 degrees centigrade

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enzymologist

  • noun a person who is trained in or engaged in enzymology

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letter

  • noun a written message addressed to a person or organization
    missive.
    • mailed an indignant letter to the editor
  • noun the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
    alphabetic character; letter of the alphabet.
    • his grandmother taught him his letters

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controlled

  • adjective restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
    • controlled emotions
    • the controlled release of water from reservoirs
  • verb exercise authoritative control or power over
    control; command.
    • control the budget
    • Command the military forces

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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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proprietary

  • noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    proprietorship.
  • adjective protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights
    • `Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form

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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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soil_conditioner

  • noun a chemical substance used to improve the structure of the soil and increase its porosity
    • gypsum can be used as a soil conditioner

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thursday

  • noun the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day
    Th.

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sabbatum

  • noun the seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
    Saturday; Sat.

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fullerene

  • noun a form of carbon having a large molecule consisting of an empty cage of sixty or more carbon atoms

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alkali_metal

  • noun any of the monovalent metals of group I of the periodic table (lithium or sodium or potassium or rubidium or cesium or francium)
    alkaline metal.
    • the hydroxides of the alkali metals are strongly alkaline

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palladium

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

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iodination

  • noun the substitution or addition of iodine atoms in organic compounds

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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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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co

  • noun an odorless very poisonous gas that is a product of incomplete combustion of carbon
    carbon monoxide gas; carbon monoxide.
  • noun a hard ferromagnetic silver-white bivalent or trivalent metallic element; a trace element in plant and animal nutrition
    atomic number 27; cobalt.

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lanthanum

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; La.

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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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ca

  • 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
    calcium; atomic number 20.
  • noun a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
    Calif.; California; Golden State.

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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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ce

  • noun a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
    atomic number 58; cerium.
  • adverb of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
    C.E.; Common Era.
    • in 200 CE

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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cast

  • noun the actors in a play
    cast of characters; dramatis personae.
  • noun container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    mould; mold.

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suffix

  • noun an affix that is added at the end of the word
    postfix.
  • verb attach a suffix to
    • suffix words

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midweek

  • noun the fourth day of the week; the third working day
    Wed; Wednesday.
  • noun the middle of a week

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newspaper

  • noun a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements
    paper.
    • he read his newspaper at breakfast
  • noun a business firm that publishes newspapers
    paper; newspaper publisher.
    • Murdoch owns many newspapers

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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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cu

  • noun a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
    copper; atomic number 29.

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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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aluminium

  • noun a silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
    atomic number 13; Al; aluminum.

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helper

  • noun a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
    assistant; help; supporter.
    • my invaluable assistant
    • they hired additional help to finish the work
  • noun a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
    benefactor.

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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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frederick_soddy

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

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metric

  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function.
  • noun a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
    metric unit.
    • convert all the measurements to metric units
    • it is easier to work in metric

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bactericide

  • noun any chemical agent that destroys bacteria
    bacteriacide.
  • noun any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
    antibacterial drug; antibacterial.

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jelly

  • noun an edible jelly (sweet or pungent) made with gelatin and used as a dessert or salad base or a coating for foods
    gelatin.
  • noun a preserve made of the jelled juice of fruit

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sir_frederick_gowland_hopkins

  • noun English biochemist who did pioneering work that led to the discovery of vitamins (1861-1947)
    Hopkins.

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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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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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immune_system

  • noun a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response

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ia

  • noun a state in midwestern United States
    Iowa; Hawkeye State.

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conditioner

  • noun exercise that conditions the body
    • farm work can be a good conditioner
  • noun a trainer of athletes

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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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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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appetite_suppressant

  • noun a drug that suppresses appetite
    suppressant.

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generic

  • noun a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
    generic wine.
  • noun any product that can be sold without a brand name

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alphabet

  • noun a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
  • noun the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    ABC; rudiment; first principle; first rudiment; ABC's; ABCs.
    • he mastered only the rudiments of geometry

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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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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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food

  • noun any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
    nutrient.
  • noun any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    solid food.
    • food and drink

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html

  • noun a set of tags and rules (conforming to SGML) for using them in developing hypertext documents
    hypertext mark-up language; hypertext markup language.

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holmium

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; occurs together with yttrium; forms highly magnetic compounds
    Ho; atomic number 67.

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lithium

  • noun a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
    atomic number 3; Li.

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tatum

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
    Edward Lawrie Tatum.
  • noun United States jazz pianist who was almost completely blind; his innovations influenced many other jazz musicians (1910-1956)
    Arthur Tatum; Art Tatum.

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composition

  • noun the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole
    composing.
    • harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art
  • noun the way in which someone or something is composed
    physical composition; make-up; makeup; constitution.

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atomic_number_95

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
    Am; americium.

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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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atomic_number_97

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium
    berkelium; Bk.

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atomic_number_96

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; produced by bombarding plutonium with helium nuclei
    Cm; curium.

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atomic_number_91

  • noun a short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
    protoactinium; protactinium; Pa.

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atomic_number_93

  • noun a radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium
    Np; neptunium.

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atomic_number_92

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

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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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atomic_number_99

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
    E; einsteinium; Es.

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atomic_number_98

  • noun a radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles
    californium; Cf.

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le_chatelier

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

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iv

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
    tetrad; quaternity; quadruplet; foursome; Little Joe; four; quaternion; quatern; quaternary; quartet; 4.
  • noun administration of nutrients through a vein
    intravenous feeding.

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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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fuse

  • noun an electrical device that can interrupt the flow of electrical current when it is overloaded
    electrical fuse; safety fuse.
  • noun any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
    fusee; fuze; fuzee; primer; priming.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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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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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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nickname

  • noun a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)
    moniker; cognomen; byname; sobriquet; soubriquet.
    • Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph
    • Henry's nickname was Slim
  • noun a descriptive name for a place or thing
    • the nickname for the U.S. Constitution is `Old Ironsides'

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hydroxylase

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lutecium

  • noun a trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group; usually occurs in association with yttrium
    Lu; lutetium; atomic number 71.

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ir

  • noun a heavy brittle metallic element of the platinum group; used in alloys; occurs in natural alloys with platinum or osmium
    iridium; atomic number 77.
  • noun a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes
    Inland Revenue.

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cobalt_60

  • noun a radioactive isotope of cobalt with mass number 60; a source of exceptionally intense gamma rays; used in radiation therapy

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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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46

  • adjective satellite being six more than forty
    xlvi; forty-six.

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english

Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race.

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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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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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terminologia

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consciousness

  • noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
    • he lost consciousness
  • noun having knowledge of
    cognisance; knowingness; awareness; cognizance.
    • he had no awareness of his mistakes
    • his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced
    • their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive

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odd_hassel

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

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being

  • noun the state or fact of existing
    beingness; existence.
    • a point of view gradually coming into being
    • laws in existence for centuries
  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    organism.

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uranium

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

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dose

  • noun a measured portion of medicine taken at any one time
    dosage.
  • noun the quantity of an active agent (substance or radiation) taken in or absorbed at any one time
    dosage.

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mineral_jelly

  • noun a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum; used in medicinal ointments and for lubrication
    petrolatum; petroleum jelly.

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atomic

  • adjective of or relating to or comprising atoms
    • atomic structure
    • atomic hydrogen
  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    nuclear.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs

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aspect

  • noun a distinct feature or element in a problem
    facet.
    • he studied every facet of the question
  • noun a characteristic to be considered

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baryta

  • noun any of several compounds of barium

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taiwan

  • noun a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
    Nationalist China; China; Republic of China.
  • noun an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
    Formosa.

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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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alum

  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum
    ammonia alum; ammonium alum.
  • noun a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum
    potash alum; potassium alum.

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edward_calvin_kendall

  • noun United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)
    Kendall; Edward Kendall.