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Definition of Compounds
Compound Com"pound (k[o^]m"pound), n. [Malay kompung a
In the East Indies, an inclosure containing a house,
CompoundCompound Com"pound, a. [OE. compouned, p. p. of compounen. See
Compound, v. t.]
Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts;
produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or
things; composite; as, a compound word.
Compound substances are made up of two or more simple
substances. --I. Watts.
Compound addition, subtraction, multiplication,
division (Arith.), the addition, subtraction, etc., of
Compound crystal (Crystallog.), a twin crystal, or one
seeming to be made up of two or more crystals combined
according to regular laws of composition.
Compound engine (Mech.), a form of steam engine in which
the steam that has been used in a high-pressure cylinder
is made to do further service in a larger low-pressure
cylinder, sometimes in several larger cylinders,
Compound ether. (Chem.) See under Ether.
Compound flower (Bot.), a flower head resembling a single
flower, but really composed of several florets inclosed in
a common calyxlike involucre, as the sunflower or
Compound fraction. (Math.) See Fraction.
Compound fracture. See Fracture.
Compound householder, a householder who compounds or
arranges with his landlord that his rates shall be
included in his rents. [Eng.]
Compound interest. See Interest.
Compound larceny. (Law) See Larceny.
Compound leaf (Bot.), a leaf having two or more separate
blades or leaflets on a common leafstalk.
Compound microscope. See Microscope.
Compound motion. See Motion.
Compound number (Math.), one constructed according to a
varying scale of denomination; as, 3 cwt., 1 qr., 5 lb.;
-- called also denominate number.
Compound pier (Arch.), a clustered column.
Compound quantity (Alg.), a quantity composed of two or
more simple quantities or terms, connected by the sign +
(plus) or - (minus). Thus, a + b - c, and bb - b, are
Compound radical. (Chem.) See Radical.
Compound ratio (Math.), the product of two or more ratios;
thus ab:cd is a ratio compounded of the simple ratios a:c
Compound rest (Mech.), the tool carriage of an engine
Compound screw (Mech.), a screw having on the same axis two
or more screws with different pitch (a differential
screw), or running in different directions (a right and
Compound time (Mus.), that in which two or more simple
measures are combined in one; as, 6-8 time is the joining
of two measures of 3-8 time.
Compound word, a word composed of two or more words;
specifically, two or more words joined together by a
hyphen. CompoundCompound Com"pound, n.
1. That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture
of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of
simples; a compound word; the result of composition.
Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun.
When the word ``bishopric' was first made, it was
made as a compound. --Earle.
2. (Chem.) A union of two or more ingredients in definite
proportions by weight, so combined as to form a distinct
substance; as, water is a compound of oxygen and hydrogen.
Note: Every definite chemical compound always contains the
same elements, united in the same proportions by
weight, and with the same internal arrangement.
Binary compound (Chem.). See under Binary.
Carbon compounds (Chem.). See under Carbon.
Meaning of Compounds from wikipedia
- Look up compound
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Compound
(enclosure), a cluster
of buildings having
- atoms), millions
of organic compounds
are known. The study
of the properties, reactions, and syntheses
of organic compounds comprise
by how the constituent atoms
together. Molecular compounds
are held together
bonds; ionic compounds
(compounds composed solely
and hydrogen) are divided
into two classes: aromatic compounds
and aliphatic compounds
- compound. The study
of inorganic compounds
is a subfield
of chemistry known
chemistry. Inorganic compounds comprise
most of the Earth's crust...
- various compounds
from coal tar for the purpose
of producing synthetic
dyes. From this came the earliest antibacterial sulfa
drugs, phenolic compounds
is a rare metal found naturally
on Earth almost exclusively
elements. It was identified
as a new element
in 1781 and first...
are a prominent class
with exocyclic double
bonds. The placement
of double bonds
in many alicyclic compounds
can be predicted
into the following
lists: List of inorganic compounds
, compounds without
a C–H bond List of biomolecules Chemical
substance – Matter...
- with polyphosphate compounds
such as ATP, DNA, and RNA. Hundreds
of enzymes require magnesium
ions to function. Magnesium compounds
are used medicinally...
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