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Boiling

Boiling Heated to the point of bubbling; heaving with bubbles; in tumultuous agitation, as boiling liquid; surging;... Read More

Boiling point

Boiling point this is the temperature at which the vapor pressure of a given liquid reaches atmospheric pressure (and thus... Read More

Boil

Boil 1. To heat to the boiling point, or so as to cause ebullition; as, to boil water. 2. To form, or separate, by boiling... Read More

Steam

steam 1. To emit steam or vapor. My brother's ghost hangs hovering there, O'er his warm blood, that steams into the air.... Read More

Decoction

Definition noun, plural: decoctions (1) The act or process or the product of extraction or boiling in a watery fluid. (2)... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Peptone

peptone (Science: physiology) The soluble and diffusible substance or substances into which albuminous portions of the food... Read More

Filtration

Filtration Definition What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More

Homologous

Homologous Definition What is homologous? In general science, the word “homologous” is used to show a degree of... Read More

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Ebullition

Ebullition 1. A boiling or bubbling up of a liquid; the motion produced in a liquid by its rapid conversion into vapor. 2.... Read More

Heating curve

Definition noun A plot of temperature versus time, showing the amount of energy a substance has absorbed with increasing... Read More

Curarine

Definition noun (pharmacology) The alkaloid responsible for the poisonous effects of curare Supplement Curarine is an... Read More

Molecular distillation

molecular distillation distillation in high vacuum, intended to make possible use of low temperatures to minimise damage to... Read More

Chimera

When we learned about the basic genetics of biological life, we came to know that almost all the cells of an individual have... Read More

Slime layer

Definition noun An irregular, diffuse, unorganized form of glycocalyx in bacterial cells, comprised mostly of... Read More

Polyunsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: polyunsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having more... Read More

Fractional

Fractional 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. 2. Relatively... Read More

Pot

pot To place or inclose in pots; as: To preserve seasoned in pots. Potted fowl and fish. . To set out or cover in pots; as,... Read More

Millons reagent

Definition noun A reagent for use in Millon reaction test for detecting the presence of tyrosine and other phenolic... Read More

Agar

Definition noun A gelatinous material derived from algae, specifically used as a culture medium of bacteria and other cells... Read More

Activity

Activity 1. The state of being active, the ability to produce some effect, the extent of some function or action. 2.... Read More

Hay

Hay grass cut and cured for fodder. Make hay while the sun shines. (Camden) Hay may be dried too much as well as too little.... Read More

Vapor

vapor To send off in vapor, or as if in vapor; as, to vapor away a heated fluid. Alternative forms: vapour He'd laugh to see... Read More

Soap

soap A substance which dissolves in water, thus forming a lather, and is used as a cleansing agent. Soap is produced by... Read More

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of... Read More

Covalent bond

Covalent Bond Definition What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More

Broth

Broth in the food industry, a thin liquid which is made by boiling meat or vegetables or bones and is used in preparing... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Morners test

Morner's test For cysteine, which gives a brilliant purple colour with sodium nitroprusside; for tyrosine, which gives a... Read More

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is the colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Hydrogen bond

Definition noun plural: hydrogen bonds A type of chemical bond that is formed when the slightly positive hydrogen atom of... Read More