2. Noun. (chemistry) the phenomenon in which bonding electrons of some molecules serve to bind several atoms instead of just two; it is observed in metals and in aromatic and conjugated organic compounds ¹
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Definition of Delocalization
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Delocalization
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Although this might suggest that the contribution of тг-delocalization energy to ground-state stability is not very great, the possibility of a comparably ..."
2. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"The freezing of soil water is equivalent to drying the soil; in both cases water leaves the mineral matrix. Since proton delocalization is greatest at the ..."
3. Mankind in the Making by Herbert George Wells (1904)
"... his extreme patience under Imperial taxation is incomprehensible, unless you recognize this fact of his delocalization. Then at once it becomes clear. ..."
4. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"But there is a convergence: the world's population is ever more subject to delocalization, as are today's industries. This delocalization is a source of ..."
5. The Yale Review by Yale University, George Park Fisher, George Burton Adams, Henry Walcott Farnam, Arthur Twining Hadley, John Christopher Schwab, William Fremont Blackman, Edward Gaylord Bourne, Irving Fisher, Henry Crosby Emery, Wilbur Lucius Cross (1894)
"The first effect of these changes was the delocalization of Demand. Until this time, demand for nearly all the substantive goods of life had had to present ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"On all sides is to be seen this delocalization of the industry. For such a large country this seems indeed more like the static condition of affairs, ..."
7. The Day of the Saxon by Homer Lea (1912)
"The preservation of Saxon racial integrity, together with their possessions and aspirations, depends primarily on a delocalization of their patriotism, ..."