chiral

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek χείρ (kheír, hand) +‎ -al.

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Adjective[edit]

chiral (not comparable)

  1. Of an object that exhibits chirality, as in the left-handed and right-handed versions of a helix.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chiral m (feminine chirale, masculine plural chiraux, feminine plural chirales)

  1. chiral

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chiral (not comparable)

  1. chiral

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