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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis; Lacking the properties characteristic of living plants or animals.

Usage examples (39)
  • Hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances
  • Incipient life, as it were, manifests itself throughout the whole of what we call inorganic nature.
  • I became interested in inorganic chemistry at high school.
  • PhD in inorganic chemistry 1964 at The University of Basel. for more
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