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By pandering for the laziest voters Colorado actually compounds the problem.

The Centers for Disease Control note that it is used to “make polyester compounds, and as a base for deicing solutions.”

Comets contain amino acids, which are organic compounds that include the raw ingredients for proteins that make for living things.

Research is a living DNA chain of proteins that pass compounds along, one to the other.

Today, the pace of leading-edge research with compounds in the cannabis plant is accelerating.

The black sticks resembling lollipops are said to be compounds of rum, bullocks' blood and tobacco lees.

On the addition of a small quantity of lime, it again acquired the power of withdrawing ammonia from its compounds.

When the food is rich in nitrogenous compounds, the value of the manure is considerably increased.

Consequently, these organic compounds do not interfere with tests which may be carried out in strongly acid solution.

In these attempts there were efforts to form new compounds as well as a search for simple solvents.


On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to compounds, such as: commixture, goulash, amalgamation, composite, mishmash, and fusion.

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