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Impractical Im*prac"ti*cal, a.
Practical chemistryChemistry Chem"is*try (k[e^]m"[i^]s*tr[y^]; 277), n. [From
Chemist. See Alchemy.]
1. That branch of science which treats of the composition of
substances, and of the changes which they undergo in
consequence of alterations in the constitution of the
molecules, which depend upon variations of the number,
kind, or mode of arrangement, of the constituent atoms.
These atoms are not assumed to be indivisible, but merely
the finest grade of subdivision hitherto attained.
Chemistry deals with the changes in the composition and
constitution of molecules. See Atom, Molecule.
Note: Historically, chemistry is an outgrowth of alchemy (or
alchemistry), with which it was anciently identified.
2. An application of chemical theory and method to the
consideration of some particular subject; as, the
chemistry of iron; the chemistry of indigo.
3. A treatise on chemistry.
Note: This word and its derivatives were formerly written
with y, and sometimes with i, instead of e, in the
first syllable, chymistry, chymist, chymical, etc., or
chimistry, chimist, chimical, etc.; and the
pronunciation was conformed to the orthography.
Inorganic chemistry, that which treats of inorganic or
Organic chemistry, that which treats of the substances
which form the structure of organized beings and their
products, whether animal or vegetable; -- called also
chemistry of the carbon compounds. There is no
fundamental difference between organic and inorganic
Physiological chemistry, the chemistry of the organs and
tissues of the body, and of the various physiological
processes incident to life.
Practical chemistry, or Applied chemistry, that which
treats of the modes of manufacturing the products of
chemistry that are useful in the arts, of their
applications to economical purposes, and of the conditions
essential to their best use.
Pure chemistry, the consideration of the facts and theories
of chemistry in their purely scientific relations, without
necessary reference to their practical applications or
Practicality Prac`ti*cal"i*ty, n.
The quality or state of being practical; practicalness.
Practicalize Prac"ti*cal*ize, v. t.
To render practical. [R.] ``Practicalizing influences.' --J.
Practically Prac"ti*cal*ly, adv.
1. In a practical way; not theoretically; really; as, to look
at things practically; practically worthless.
2. By means of practice or use; by experience or experiment;
as, practically wise or skillful; practically acquainted
with a subject.
3. In practice or use; as, a medicine practically safe;
theoretically wrong, but practically right.
PracticalnessPracticalness Prac"ti*cal*ness, n.
Same as Practicality.
Unpractical Un*prac"ti*cal, a.
Not practical; impractical. ``Unpractical questions.' --H.
I like him none the less for being unpractical.
Meaning of Practical from wikipedia
- Peirce. Peirce later described
it in his pragmatic
maxim: "Consider the practical effects
of the objects
of your conception. Then, your conception
- Old Possum's Book of Practical
Cats (1939) is a collection
of whimsical poems
by T. S. Eliot about feline psychology
and sociology, published
- who performs
joke is called
joker". Other terms
for practical jokes include
gag, ****e, or shenanigan. Practical jokes differ
- Practical Magic
is a 1998 American romantic comedy
on the 1995 novel
of the same name by Alice
Hoffman. The film was directed
- Applied science
is the application
of existing scientific knowledge
applications, like technology
or inventions. Within natural
- A licensed practical nurse
(LPN), in much of the United States
and Canada, is a nurse
who are sick, injured, convalescent, or disabled...
in many forms, styles, lengths, girths, and from many materials. They all contain
two electrical conductors
- Practical Aesthetics
is an acting technique originally conceived
by David Mamet
H. Macy, based
on the teachings
of Stanislavsky, Sanford
- Practical joker
up a situation
a humorous physical outcome
at the expense
of a target...
- and the systematic study
of the shapes
objects. Practical mathematics
has been a human activity
from as far back as written