Chemical Process

Of chemistry and action.   May also be referred to as chemical action and chemical change.

(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved.

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  • reaction 17 facts

    (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was...

  • association 2 facts

    (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively...

  • dissociation 0 facts

    (chemistry) the temporary or reversible process in which a molecule or ion is broken...

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  • zymosis 3 facts

    A process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances;...

  • synthesis 3 facts

    The process of producing a chemical compound (usually by the union of simpler chemical...

  • corrosion 2 facts

    Erosion by chemical action.

  • chlorination 1 facts

    The addition or substitution of chlorine in organic compounds.

  • acylation 1 facts

    The process of introducing an acyl group into a compound.

  • cracking 1 facts

    The process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons...

  • photosynthesis 1 facts

    Synthesis of compounds with the aid of radiant energy (especially in plants).

  • mechanism 1 facts

    The atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction; "he determined unique mechanisms...

  • calcification 1 facts

    A process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts).

  • catalysis 1 facts

    Acceleration of a chemical reaction induced the presence of material that is chemically...

  • chelation 0 facts

    The process of forming a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds.

  • cleavage 0 facts

    The breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules.

  • intumescence 0 facts

    The increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied...

  • inversion 0 facts

    A chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed...

  • sequestration 0 facts

    The action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule...

  • iodination 0 facts

    The substitution or addition of iodine atoms in organic compounds.

  • agglutination 0 facts

    The coalescing of small particles that are suspended in solution; these larger masses...

  • peptization 0 facts

    The process of converting to a sol; bringing to a colloidal solution.

  • amylolysis 0 facts

    Conversion of starch to sugar.

  • deamination 0 facts

    Removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound.

  • decarboxylation 0 facts

    The process of removing a carboxyl group from a chemical compound (usually replacing...

  • decalcification 0 facts

    Loss of calcium from bones or teeth.

  • polymerization 0 facts

    A chemical process that combines several monomers to form a polymer or polymeric...

  • de-iodination 0 facts

    The removal of iodine atoms from organic compounds.

  • gasification 0 facts

    The process of changing into gas; "coal gas is produced by the gasification of coa...

  • demineralization 0 facts

    The removal of minerals and mineral salts from a liquid (especially from water...

  • gassing 0 facts

    The process of interacting with gas.

  • precipitation 0 facts

    The process of forming a chemical precipitate.

  • syneresis 0 facts

    The separation of liquid from a gel that is caused by contraction (as in cheese makin...

  • desalination 0 facts

    The removal of salt (especially from sea water).

  • proteolysis 0 facts

    The hydrolysis of proteins into peptides and amino acids by cleavage of their peptide...

  • transamination 0 facts

    The process of transposing an amino group within a chemical compound.

  • transamination 0 facts

    The process of transfering an amino group from one compound to another.

  • pyrochemical process 0 facts

    Processes for chemical reactions at high temperatures.

  • digestion 0 facts

    The process of decomposing organic matter (as in sewage) by bacteria or by chemical action...

  • bluing 0 facts

    A process that makes something blue (or bluish).

  • hydrogenation 0 facts

    A chemical process that adds hydrogen atoms to an unsaturated oil; "food producers...

  • nitrification 0 facts

    The chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted...