Definition of Binary compound

1. Noun. Chemical compound composed of only two elements.




Definition of Binary compound

1. Noun. (chemistry) A chemical compound composed of only two elements. ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) A compound composed of an element and a radical (a group of atoms that behave as one piece). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Binary compound

1. This refers to any compound that is composed of only two elements. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Binary Compound

binarized
binarseniate
binarseniates
binary
binary-coded decimal
binary-compatible
binary acid
binary antonym
binary antonyms
binary arithmetic
binary arithmetic operation
binary code
binary collisions
binary combination
binary complex
binary compound (current term)
binary decimal
binary decimals
binary digit
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binary logarithm
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binary notation

Literary usage of Binary compound

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1. The Library of Original Sources: Ideas that Have Influenced Civilization, in edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"A binary compound should always be specifically heavier than the mere mixture ... That water is a binary compound of hydrogen and oxygen, and the relative ..."

2. From Elements to Atoms: A History of Chemical Composition by Robert Siegfried (2002)
"A binary compound should always be specifically heavier than the mere mixture ... That water is a binary compound of hydrogen and oxygen, and the relative ..."

3. The New Calendar of Great Men: Biographies of the 558 Worthies of All Ages by Frederic Harrison (1892)
"... He arrived at the results that (1) water is a binary compound of hydrogen and oxygen, and that the relative weights of the two elementary atoms are as 1 ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1863)
"Thus, potassium and oxygen united to form potash (KO), which, in its turn, may unite with another binary compound, as nitric acid (N05), to form nitrate of ..."

5. Organic Chemistry in Its Applications to Agriculture and Physiology by Justus Liebig, Lyon Playfair Playfair, John White Webster (1841)
"For example : Sulphuric acid, potash, alumina ; when one binary unites with another binary compound, a binary compound of the second class is formed,— as, ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"A binary compound, formed by a metal and a metalloid, or a salt formed by a metallic oxide, being given, how can the nature of the binary compound, ..."

7. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1864)
"... a binary compound, an hydrate, in fact. Positive chemistry arose from an attentive study of the phenomena of combustion and the constitution of salts. ..."

8. Foundations of the Atomic Theory: Comprising Papers and Extracts by John by John Dalton, William Hyde Wollaston, Thomas Thomson (1893)
"4th. When four combinations are observed, we should expect one binary, two ternary, and one quaternary, &c. 5th. A binary compound should ..."

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