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The use of chemical substances for agricultural purposes; such as, enrichment of the soil, destruction of insect pests, and the control of plant and animal diseases.
A vocation in the field of science and the art of determining the composition of materials in terms of elements and compounds that they contain.
archaeological chemistry, archeological chemistry
The application of chemical theories, processes, and experimental procedures to obtaining archaeological data and to solutions of problems in archaeology.
This field includes laboratory analysis of artifacts and materials found in archaeological context.
This entry is located in the following units:
archaeo-, archeo-, archae-, arche-, archa-, archi-, -arch
logo-, log-, -logia, -logic, -logical, -logism, -logician, -logian, -logue
atmospheric chemistry (s) (noun)
, atmospheric chemistries (pl)
The study of the production, transport, modification, and removal of atmospheric components in the troposphere and stratosphere.
chemistry and chemical elements
A great deal of information about chemistry and chemical elements is available for both chemists and non-chemists.
This resource includes: chemical words and definitions and a great deal of knowledge about chemical elements that are described at this chemical elements list; as well as, a Chemical-Elements Chart History; Part 1 and Part 2, both of which are available here.
clandestine chemistry (s) (noun)
, clandestine chemistries (pl)
Generally chemistry that is carried out in illegal drug laboratories, but it can also include any kind of laboratory operation carried on in secret.
A branch of chemistry concerned with the analysis of compounds by the use of electrical properties to produce characteristic observable changes in the substance being studied.
The science dealing with chemical changes produced by the flow of electric currents and with the energy relations of those changes.
It has applications in the production of aluminum or chlorine, in the purification of copper, etc.
electro-organic chemistry, electroorganic chemistry
The branch of chemistry dealing with the electrochemistry of organic compounds.
histochemistry, histologic chemistry
1. The chemistry of body tissues; especially, in the sense of the characterization of the distribution of specific chemical compounds within cells.
2. The location of particular chemical compounds within tissues by the use of specific staining techniques; for example, phloroglucinol to stain lignin.
The branch of chemistry which deals with reactions and properties of all chemical elements and their compounds, excluding hydrocarbons; but usually including carbides and other simple carbon compounds.