organic compound

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n organic compound any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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Quotations

  • Mike Adams
    Mike Adams
    “Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl.”

Usage

In literature:

This leads me to conclude that the labellum is always a compound organ.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
The mere finding out of percentage composition tells us little or nothing about an organic compound.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 415, December 15, 1883" by Various
Of recent years very expensive preparations of real or alleged organic iron compounds have had a large sale.
"Epilepsy, Hysteria, and Neurasthenia" by Isaac G. Briggs
ACTION OF FLUORINE UPON A FEW ORGANIC COMPOUNDS.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 832, December 12, 1891" by Various
They often find what they want in other organizations or other chemical compounds.
"Among the Forces" by Henry White Warren
In all chemical processes going on in the chemist's laboratory there is similarly a destruction of organic compounds.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn
Organic compounds, on which our life and living depend, consist chiefly of four elements: carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
At length she chants her incantation to the Stygian Gods, in a voice compounded of all discords, and altogether alien to human organs.
"The Haunters & The Haunted" by Various
Give the two large classes of organic compounds found in food materials.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
We have found that organisms are mostly built up of compounds which are stores of force.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
It is scarcely to be doubted that other organic compounds exist in peat.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
Now, more than a thousand organic compounds have been formed artificially.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
Many organic compounds containing antimony are known.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
Its odour is due to the presence of organic sulphur compounds.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
The principles of the Phase Rule have been applied to the investigation of the equilibria between organic compounds, and Figs.
"The Phase Rule and Its Applications" by Alexander Findlay
Organic compounds are rapidly attacked by the gas.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
But neither could this definition of organic compounds be upheld in the face of facts.
"Heroes of Science" by M. M. Pattison Muir
Although typically paired, the compound eyes may occasionally coalesce in the middle line into a single organ.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7" by Various
As an example another series of organic compounds may be taken, viz.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 8" by Various
They oxidize organic materials, changing them to compounds that can be absorbed by plants and used in building protoplasm.
"A Civic Biology" by George William Hunter
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In news:

Revision of E1826 - 11 Standard Specification for Low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Corrosion-Inhibiting Adhesive Primer for Aluminum Alloys to Be Adhesively Bonded.
WK38868 Standard Specification for Low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Corrosion-Inhibiting Adhesive Primer for Aluminum Alloys to Be Adhesively Bonded.
This stuff is high tech and is made up of an organic compound aimed at helping the recovery of muscles and nerves.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) released a report describing the occurrence of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in groundwater and drinking water supply wells across the nation.
Organozinc reagents potentially can play an important role in producing a variety of complex organic compounds.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added Honeywell's Solstice Propellant to its list of compounds excluded from the definition of Volatile Organic Compounds ( VOCs ).
Today's hottest-selling paints are made with little or no solvents called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs VOCs put the "smell" in that new-paint smell.
Today’s hottest-selling paints are made with little or no solvents called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs VOCs put the “smell”.
States are limiting the emission of Volatile Organic Compounds ( VOCs ) in their efforts to reduce smog and improve overall air quality.
Mars rover Curiosity may have found organic compounds, clue in search for life.
Their breath was analyzed for volatile organic compounds or VOCs.
Under the proposed standards, emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) would be minimized through the use of reduced emissions completions (RECs), which simultaneously reduce both VOCs and methane emissions .
The discovery of huge amounts of water ice and possible organic compounds on the heat-blasted planet Mercury suggests that the raw materials necessary for life as we know it may be common throughout the solar system, researchers say.
Mars rover Curiosity finds organic compounds, not life.
The UV Protocol , a European partnership Ultraviolet curing of inks and coatings offers numerous production benefits, but it also helps to reduce the industry's emissions of harmful VOCs (volatile organic compounds).
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In science:

Layered organic conductors (BEDO-TTF)2ReO4·H2O (metal) and (BEDТTTF)xDy(NO3)z (paramagnetic insulator) are studied by CW-EPR and SQUID methods. A correlation in resonance and transport properties of both compounds is attributed to a similar mechanism of fine anion ordering (AO) at TAO~200 K.
Paramagnetism of layered organic conductors (BEDO-TTF)_2ReO_4*H_2O and (BEDT-TTF)_xDy(NO_3)_z: analysis of phase transition at 200 K
In physics: in addition to the described refrigerators, the combination with convection could permit the gain of high free energy compounds from this self-organizing dissipative structure; 2.
Sorption heat engines: simple inanimate negative entropy generators
At zero field, this organic compound is an antiferromagnetic insulator below 8.5 K.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Luckily, the issue of the presence of Cooper pairs in some organic compounds above room temperature is known already for some time.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
The idea to use organic compounds as superconducting materials is not new.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
The main problem for the occurrence of bulk superconductivity in graphite and other organic compounds above room temperature is the onset of long-range phase coherence.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
While oxides can be magnetic naturally, like cuprates for example, organic and living-tissue-based compounds must be doped by magnetic species.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
The main question is what maximum value of Tc can be attained in these organic compounds.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Compounding the intricacies of SSO, many organizations are required to support multiple SSO providers because their users do not share the same provider.
KeyAuth: Bringing Public-key Authentication to the Masses
Tomkiewicz, Comparison of two Isostructural Organic Compounds, one Metallic and the other insulating, Phys.
The many-Electron Problem in Novel Low-Dimensional Materials
The first studies on this issue were performed by Hida and Okamoto in an attempt to describe some organic compounds with periodic couplings.
Magnetization Plateaux in Quasi-One-Dimensional Strongly Correlated Electron Systems: A Brief Review
Two other examples, where conclusions from plasma chemistry are qualitatively applicable to wire chambers are: • In plasma chemistry, most organic compounds with oxygen-containing groups are generally reluctant to form polymers.
Summary and Outlook of the International Workshop on Aging Phenomena in Gaseous Detectors (DESY, Hamburg, October, 2001)
Nearly all organic compounds regardless of their chemical nature can be polymerized under certain conditions.
Summary and Outlook of the International Workshop on Aging Phenomena in Gaseous Detectors (DESY, Hamburg, October, 2001)
Many organic compounds degrade chemically when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
A Review of Accelerated Test Models
Fluid flow through rocks governs the release and concentration of metals and organic compounds of environmental concern.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
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