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See also: chemical-compound
- (chemistry) Any substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements in a fixed ratio, the union being a chemical bond.
- (informal, proscribed) Any single substance, either compound or element
in chemistry: substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements
informally: any single substance, either compound or element
- See also Wikisaurus:chemical compound