Definition of Chemical attraction

1. Noun. The force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule. "Basic dyes have an affinity for wool and silk"

Exact synonyms: Affinity
Generic synonyms: Force

Medical Definition of Chemical attraction

1. The force impelling atoms of different elements or molecules to unite to form new substances or compounds. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemical Attraction

chemical abortion
chemical action
chemical affinities
chemical affinity
chemical agent
chemical agents
chemical analysis
chemical and pharmacologic phenomena
chemical antidote
chemical attraction (current term)
chemical balance
chemical beam epitaxy
chemical biology
chemical bomb
chemical bond
chemical burn
chemical castrations
chemical cautery
chemical cell
chemical ceptor
chemical chain
chemical change
chemical clock

Literary usage of Chemical attraction

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1. Elements of the Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by Gustav Mann, Walther Löb, Henry William Frederic Lorenz, Robert Wiedersheim, William Newton Parker, Thomas Jeffery Parker, Harry Clary Jones, Sunao Tawara, Leverett White Brownell, Max Julius Louis Le Blanc, Willis Rodney Whitney, John Wesley Brown, Wi (1907)
"Although Newton showed that chemical attraction decreases more rapidly with the distance than would be required by the law of gravitational attraction, ..."

2. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1828)
"OF ATTRACTION BETWEEN PARTICLES, OR chemical attraction.* chemical attraction is distinguished, as it takes place between homogeneous particles; ..."

3. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"On chemical attraction, and the Laws of Combination and Decomposition. 1. When olive oil and water are agitated together, they refuse to act upon each other ..."

4. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1836)
"[As introductory to the consideration of the individual inorganic substances, it will be expedient to treat of chemical attraction, Definite Proportions, ..."

5. First Principles of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges and Schools by Benjamin Silliman (1850)
"chemical attraction.—Matter is, however, governed by another and yet more powerful force of attraction, namely, the power of affinity, or chemical ..."

6. Elements of Chemistry ...: Designed for the Use of Schools and Academies by John Lee Comstock (1831)
"chemical attraction is that power which forces the particles of bodies ... What is chemical attraction ? How do cohesive and chemical attractions differ ? ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1864)
"(291) Theory of the Electrical Origin of chemical attraction. ... 389); and all the phenomena of chemical attraction have been referred to the exertion of ..."

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