Inorganic

  • 1 Inorganic — In or*gan ic, a. [Pref. in not + organic: cf. F. inorganique.] 1. Not organic; without the organs necessary for life; devoid of an organized structure; unorganized; lifeness; inanimate. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to compounds that …

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  • 2 inorganic — inorgánic adj. m. (sil. mf. in ) organic Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  INORGÁNIC, Ă adj. (Rar) Anorganic. [cf. fr. inorganique]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  INORGÁNIC, Ă …

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  • 3 inorganic — [in΄ôr gan′ik] adj. not organic; specif., a) designating or composed of matter that is not animal or vegetable; not having the organized structure of living things b) not like an organism in structure; without design, relation, and coordination… …

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  • 4 inorganic — 1794, without organized organic structure, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + ORGANIC (Cf. organic). Sense of not arriving by natural growth recorded from 1862 …

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  • 5 inorganic — [adj] not organic dead, extinct, inanimate, lifeless, manmade, mineral, not living, not natural; concept 549 Ant. organic …

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  • 6 inorganic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not arising from natural growth. 2) Chemistry relating to or denoting compounds which are not organic (broadly, compounds not containing carbon). DERIVATIVES inorganically adverb …

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  • 7 inorganic — [[t]ɪ̱nɔː(r)gæ̱nɪk[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Inorganic substances are substances such as stone and metal that do not come from living things. ...roofing made from organic and inorganic fibres. Ant: organic …

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  • 8 inorganic — adj. 1 Chem. (of a compound) not organic, usu. of mineral origin (opp. ORGANIC). 2 without organized physical structure. 3 not arising by natural growth; extraneous. 4 Philol. not explainable by normal etymology. Phrases and idioms: inorganic… …

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  • 9 inorganic — adjective Date: 1794 1. a. (1) being or composed of matter other than plant or animal ; mineral (2) forming or belonging to the inanimate world b. of, relating to, or dealt with by a branch of chemistry concerned with substances not usually… …

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  • 10 inorganic — 1. adjective a) relating to a compound that does not contain carbon b) that does not originate in a living organism 2. noun An inorganic compound …

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  • 11 inorganic — 1. Not organic; not formed by living organisms. 2. See i. compound. 3. Not containing carbon. * * * in·or·gan·ic .in .ȯr gan ik adj 1 a) being or composed of matter other than plant or animal <an inorganic heart> b) forming or belonging to …

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  • 12 inorganic — adj. Inorganic is used with these nouns: ↑chemical, ↑chemist, ↑chemistry, ↑compound, ↑fertilizer, ↑matter, ↑substance …

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  • 13 inorganic — in|or|gan|ic [ˌıno:ˈgænık US o:r ] adj not consisting of anything that is living ▪ inorganic matter >inorganically [ kli] adv …

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  • 14 inorganic — adjective 1 not consisting of anything that is living: inorganic matter 2 not produced or allowed to develop in a natural way opposite organic (1), organic (5) inorganically / kli/ adverb …

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  • 15 inorganic — См. inorgànico …

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  • 16 inorganic — inorganically, adv. /in awr gan ik/, adj. 1. not having the structure or organization characteristic of living bodies. 2. not characterized by vital processes. 3. Chem. noting or pertaining to compounds that are not hydrocarbons or their… …

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  • 17 inorganic —   non living things. Also abiotic …

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  • 18 inorgànic — in|or|gà|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

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  • 19 inorganic — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. mineral, inanimate, azoic, lithoidal, nonliving, without life, artificial, chemical. Ant. organic*, vegetable, animal …

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  • 20 inorganic — in|or|gan|ic [ ,ınɔr gænık ] adjective not consisting of or produced from any living thing ─ opposite ORGANIC …

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