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compound (s) (noun), compounds (pl)
1. A building or buildings; especially, a residence or group of residences, set off and enclosed by a barrier: During medieval times, valuable farm animals were kept in a compound near the house at night.
2. Composed of many distinct individuals united to form a whole group or a colony: The artists, including painters, potters, and glass blowers, lived in a compound and marketed their products under one brand name.
3. An enclosed area used for confining prisoners of war: There was great rejoicing in the community when the local prison compound was closed.
4. Consisting of two or more substances, ingredients, elements, or parts: The druggist, Mr. Evans, mixed a special compound for Anita's cough.

Many chemists utilize various kinds of compounds that consist of some other compound or compounds.

(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Greek, baros, heavy; because its compounds are dense; metal)
(Modern Latin: chemical element; from Greek, chroma, color; because many of its compounds are colored; metal)
(Greek: daybreak, dawn, red of the dawn sky; primarily used in naming chemical compounds, especially pertaining to red stain or dye)
(Greek: above, over; excessive; more than normal; abnormal excess [in medicine]; abnormally great or powerful sensation [in physical or pathological terms]; highest [in chemical compounds])
(Greek: a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methyl group is present; alcohol, wine)