Definition of Protyle

1. n. The hypothetical homogeneous cosmic material of the original universe, supposed to have been differentiated into what are recognized as distinct chemical elements.



Definition of Protyle

1. Noun. (context: physics chemistry historical) A hypothetical base substance from which all chemical elements were believed to have been made; subatomic particles. ¹

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Definition of Protyle

1. a hypothetical substance from which all the elements are supposedly derived [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Protyle

protrusively
protrusiveness
protuberance
protuberances
protuberancies
protuberancy
protuberant
protuberantly
protuberate
protuberation
protuberations
protuberous
proturan
proturans
protyl
protyle (current term)
protyles
protyls
proud as a peacock
proud flesh
proud of(p)
prouder
proudest
proudful
proudhearted
proudish
proudite
proudling
proudlings

Literary usage of Protyle

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1. Elements of Physics by Charles Hanford Henderson, John Francis Woodhull (1901)
"protyle.—The atom which we have described above is the chemical atom, ... The name protyle has been suggested for it. According to this view, the chemical ..."

2. Modern Cosmogonies by Agnes Mary Clerke (1905)
"CHAPTER IX protyle : WHAT IS IT ? THE notion of a primordial form of matter meets us at every stage of cosmogonical speculation. ..."

3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1905)
"This seemed a long step toward experimental proof of the protyle theory. The result of the most careful quantitative work so far does not support the ..."

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