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Word: compound

Definition: combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex


Sentences Containing 'compound'

2007 World Archery Championships - Women's Team Compound
3-Thiophene acetic acid is an organic compound.
A group of symbols, such as this, expressing a molecule of a compound is called a formula.
A survivor of the "Doterel" recalled smelling that compound shortly before the explosion.
And none of them pay any more than the principal of what they owe they pay none of the interest either simple or compound.
As with other cyclopropanes, ring tension results in a relatively unstable compound.
Both compound heterozygosity and homozygous mutations have been observed in French Canadian Leigh syndrome.
Bromoacetic acid is the chemical compound with the formula CH2BrCO2H.
Carbethopendecinium bromide is a quaternary ammonium compound used as antiseptic and disinfectant.
CaSO3 is not a desirable compound in drywall due to its long-term chemical instability.
Commercially, the most important of these is lactisole, a compound produced by Domino Sugar.
Cyclohexanone is the organic compound with the formula (CH2)5CO.
Cyclophosphamide (Baxter's Cytoxan) is probably the most potent immunosuppressive compound.
Despite the many rumours flying around, the Japanese did not torture or execute any of their prisoners in the compound.
Effects of compound messages on global characteristics of Galileo spaces.
Evidently a ray of spectrum red is a simple color, not a compound color.
He whiffed the compound of scents away, as he put down his smoked out pipe.
Hydroxylation of primary carbons and dihydroxylation of a compound with two oxidizable sites have never been observed.
In English orthography, compound expressions may contain spaces.
In the Meyer–Schuster rearrangement the starting compound is a propargyl alcohol.
It is a natural organic compound and a particular type of anthocyanidin.
It is a naturally occurring compound found in the soil saprotroph "Streptomyces roseosporus".
It means an art which is restricted to certain operations, drugs, and compound medicines, most of which are taken from plants.
It was from this plant that the isoflavone genistein was first isolated in 1899; hence the name of the chemical compound.
Its shape is that of a hexagram, the compound of two equilateral triangles.
Many different relatives of this compound have been purified from plants.
Nitrogen tribromide is a chemical compound with the formula NBr3.
Phosphorus trichloride is a chemical compound of phosphorus and chlorine, having chemical formula PCl3.
Rubidium nitrate is an inorganic compound with the formula RbNO3.
Salt is by all odds the most important sodium compound.
Sodium phenoxide is an organic compound with the formula NaOC6H5.
Some provinces are allowed to compound for the gabelle, or salt tax; others are exempted from it altogether.
The addition of KCN to the carbonyl compound gives rise to the cyanohydrin.
The attack on the carbon produces a more stable compound than direct attack.
The compound is prepared by bromination of acetic acid.
The compound LY 146032 was discovered by researchers at Eli Lilly and Company in the late 1980s.
The compound preposition "off of" is often used ("Take that off of the table").
The compound xanthocillin later was used as the antibiotic.
The event marked the first championships where the compound discipline was contested.
The second word is reduced in the compound word to "ull", making "twicculla", "twisella".
The ship was equipped with compound armor.
The steam engine itself was a two-cylinder compound which drove the second coupled axle.
The suction allows the wet recrystallized compound to dry out such that the pure dried crystal compound is left remaining.
The UN withdrew most of its personnel, but the Dili compound had been flooded with refugees.
The β-D-form of this compound is very common in cells.
They are mainly simple, but where compound, are always palmate, never pinnate.
They stayed at the Major's family compound and also rented nearby.
This included the foundation of the perimeter of the vihara or temple compound.
We naturally ask ourselves whether these colors which compose white light are themselves in turn compound?
When the regime fell, the troops of the 41st left the compound and blended into the local population.

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