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- n. (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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His work included investigations on the replacement of one chemical group by another in minerals; the discovery of the amorphic state of several bodies, the artificial production of ultramarine and improvements in the dyeing industry, in the manufacture of beet-root sugar and in brewing.