1. (Science: chemistry) An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic... Read More
(Science: radiobiology) metal which has been heated past its melting point and can be used as a working fluid... Read More
A fusible alloy consisting of one or two parts of cadmium, two parts of tin, four of lead, with seven or eight... Read More
Central metal ion
(Science: chemistry) The metal ion to which the ligands are attached at the centre of a coordination... Read More
How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More
1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in comparison with the other dimensions; a... Read More
(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that contains a bound metal ion as part of its structure. The metal may be... Read More
Plants may be the raw material of the future for everything from fibers to fuels, but in the meantime they're busy mending... Read More
plural: inorganic compounds
A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More
organic chemicals that form two or more coordination bonds with a central metal ion. Heterocyclic rings are... Read More
An enzyme is a catalyst or a chemical produced by cells to speed up a biochemical reaction. It is usually a protein molecule... Read More
1. To guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection; as, a father leads a child; a... Read More
1. A way; a path; a road; a street (as in Highgate). I was going to be an honest man; but the devil has this very day... Read More
Facultative Anaerobe Definition
What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More
1. The art of carving, cutting, or hewing wood, stone, metal, etc, into statues, ornaments, etc, or into figures,... Read More
1. The native form of a metal, whether free and uncombined, as gold, copper, etc, or combined, as iron, lead, etc.... Read More
plural: ionic bonds
A type of chemical bond in which atoms, ions, or molecules are held together by... Read More
1. To separate from the owner for a time; to take from parties in controversy and put into the possession of an... Read More
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
1. A small bottle-shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine.
2. A narrow-necked vessel of metal or... Read More
1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard.
2. A hindrance; an obstruction.
3. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous... Read More
1. A kind of cap or cover, or sometimes a broad ring, for the end of the finger, used in sewing to protect the... Read More
Belonging to the front part; being in front; especially.
(Science: anatomy) .
Of or pertaining to the forehead or... Read More
noble element -->
A metal that cannot be oxidised by heat alone, nor readily dissolved by acid; e.g., gold,... Read More
If we look over evolutionary history, we find that it’s neither the most genius and intelligent nor the strongest and the... Read More
1. A hurt, injury, or effect caused by fire or excessive or intense heat.
2. The operation or result of burning or... Read More
1. (Science: astronomy) The first planet in order from the sun. It has no known natural satellites. It is one of the... Read More
1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together... Read More
The act or employment of grinding or passing through a mill; the process of fulling; the process of making a raised... Read More
1. To practice spinning; to work at drawing and twisting threads; to make yarn or thread from fibre; as, the woman... Read More
1. The act, art, or practice of engraving by means of acid which eats away lines or surfaces left unprotected in... Read More
Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More
Covalent Bond Definition
What is a covalent bond? In chemistry and other fundamental science fields, a covalent bond is... Read More
Origin: OE. Seem, seam, AS. Seam; akin to D. Zoom, OHG. Soum, G. Saum, LG. Soom, Icel. Saumr, Sw. & Dan. Som, and... Read More
1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More
What is filtration? Filtration is separating a solid from a fluid through a porous material that... Read More
1. The dross, or recrement, of a metal; also, vitrified cinders.
2. The scoria of a volcano.
(Science: chemistry) Slag... Read More
1. To cleave or separate with a wedge or wedges, or as with a wedge; to rive. My heart, as wedged with a sigh, would... Read More
1. A pliant strip of wood or metal bent in a circular form, and united at the ends, for holding together the staves of... Read More
(Science: dentistry) a soft metal which results from an alloy of a metal with mercury. Commonly used as a silver-tin... Read More