Definition of Chemical change
1. Noun. (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved.
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Specialized synonyms: Acylation, Agglutinating Activity, Agglutination, Amylolysis, Association, Blueing, Bluing, Calcification, Catalysis, Contact Action, Chelation, Chemical Reaction, Reaction, Chlorination, Cleavage, Corroding, Corrosion, Erosion, Cracking, Deamination, Deaminization, Decalcification, Decarboxylation, De-iodination, Demineralisation, Demineralization, Desalination, Desalinisation, Desalinization, Digestion, Dissociation, Gasification, Gassing, Hydrogenation, Intumescence, Intumescency, Swelling, Inversion, Iodination, Chemical Mechanism, Mechanism, Nitrification, Peptisation, Peptization, Photosynthesis, Polymerisation, Polymerization, Precipitation, Proteolysis, Pyrochemical Process, Pyrochemistry, Sequestration, Synaeresis, Syneresis, Synthesis, Transamination, Transamination, Ferment, Fermentation, Fermenting, Zymolysis, Zymosis
Generic synonyms: Action, Activity, Natural Action, Natural Process
Definition of Chemical change
1. Noun. (chemistry) any process in which reactants are changed into products by the breaking or creation of chemical bonds ¹
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Medical Definition of Chemical change
1. A process in which one or more substances are changed into one or more different substances. (09 Oct 1997)
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Literary usage of Chemical change
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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"Electrical Changes a Measure of Physico-chemical Change." By AUGUSTUS D. WALLER, MD, FKS (Abstract.) The present investigation arises from experiments ..."
2. A Text-book of Physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1907)
"It is universally admitted that the ultimate cause of the muscle contraction is the chemical change caused by the stimulus. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1908)
"On the determination of the rate of chemical change by measurement of the gases ... of the gas would be a measure of the progress of the chemical change. ..."
4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1898)
"Some of the author's definitions are far from being clear and logical. For instance, " a chemical change is one in which the nature of ..."
5. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1908)
"7050 CONDITIONS AND LAWS OF chemical change. Armstrong, EF [Mechanism of the condensation of ... Campbell, NR Radioactivity and chemical change. Phil. ..."
6. Outlines of Theoretical Chemistry by Lothar Meyer (1892)
"chemical change O" C~N— NH4 = O" \iN±i3 Ammonium isocyanate N=C— S— NH. ... The relation between heat and chemical change is a very intimate one, ..."