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chemical compound

1. A substance consisting of two or more chemical elements, in specific proportions and in chemical combination, for which a chemical formula can be written. Examples include water (H2O) and salt (NaCl).
2. A substance that can be separated chemically into simpler substances.
See also: compound
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