What is another word for compounds?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒmpa͡ʊndz] (IPA)

The term "compounds" is often used in chemistry to describe substances that are made up of two or more elements that are chemically bonded together. However, there are various synonyms that can be used to describe these types of substances. One such synonym is "molecules" which refers to the smallest unit of a compound that can retain the properties and structure of the compound. Another synonym is "chemical compounds" which emphasizes the fact that these substances are formed as a result of chemical reactions between different elements or molecules. Additionally, "chemical substances" can also be used as a synonym for compounds, as it highlights the chemical nature of these substances.

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Usage examples for Compounds

I'm a chemist, and I don't like to take unknown compounds.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford
The compounds round bungalows are really parks, and the roads are so wide and long that it takes hours to call on the nearest neighbour.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Packing to go to Madras, and very sorry to leave Bangalore and its wide compounds and parks and bazaars, and our very kind hosts.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Compounds

  • A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
    Anderson Cooper
  • This is largely the methodology I've used throughout my career - that is, starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable. Many times I've felt a bit like Columbus setting sail.
    Donald Cram
  • Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.
    Cullen Hightower
  • In the first quarter of the nineteenth century the experimental proof for the interdependence of the composition and properties of chemical compounds resulted in the theory that they are mutually related, so that like composition governs like properties, and conversely.
    Wilhelm Ostwald
  • I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it's up to me.
    Brad Pitt

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