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Conjugate   Listen
Conjugate  n.  
A word agreeing in derivation with another word, and therefore generally resembling it in signification. "We have learned, in logic, that conjugates are sometimes in name only, and not in deed."
(Chem.) A complex compound formed from the non-covalent union of two other comounds, behaving as a single compound. (R.)

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"Conjugate" Quotes from Famous Books

... brilliant hues—red appeared to predominate, or rather a deep orange colour. Writers vary much in their accounts as to the circumference of the crater. Captain Smyth, R.N., who had an opportunity to ascertain it correctly, describes it as an oval, stretching from E. and by N. to W., and by S. with a conjugate diameter of four hundred and ninety-three yards; the transverse he was prevented from ascertaining by a dense cloud that arose before his operations were completed. It was soon requisite for us to retire ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Vol. 20. No. 568 - 29 Sept 1832 • Various

Words linked to "Conjugate" :   mix, blend, chemical science, conjugated, flux, complex conjugate, solution, fuse, inflect, merge, conjugate solution, compound, commingle, conflate, bound, chemistry, combine, coupled, change, immix, conjugation, meld, biological science

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