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Chemical compound   /kˈɛməkəl kˈɑmpaʊnd/   Listen
Chemical compound

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

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"Chemical compound" Quotes from Famous Books

... repeat that I see no advantage to be gained from the method adopted by Homer Smith, who tries to extract and separate the strictly pastoral elements from the medley. A play is not a child's puzzle that can be taken to pieces and labelled, nor even a chemical compound to be analysed into its component parts. What is of interest is to note the various influences which have affected and modified the growth of the ...
— Pastoral Poetry and Pastoral Drama - A Literary Inquiry, with Special Reference to the Pre-Restoration - Stage in England • Walter W. Greg

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