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or·gan·ic com·pound

a compound composed of atoms (some of which are carbon) held together by covalent (shared electron) bonds. Compare: inorganic compound.

or·gan·ic com·pound

(ōr-gan'ik kom'pownd)
A compound composed of atoms (some of which are carbon) held together by covalent (shared electron) bonds.
Compare: inorganic compound

organic compound

A compound containing carbon. Such compounds include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
See also: compound
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Amber is a semi-solid organic substance naturally secreted by plants in response to physical injury or extreme climate changes.
An alternative to conventional methods of removal of organic pollutants from water is semiconductor photocatalytic oxidation of organic substances.
The aim of this work is to describe the new complex of aluminium discovered in the organic substance of selected bituminous and brown coals and their fractions through analysis of the solid phases of leaches and the solid residues after leaching.
At the temperature 350-400 [degrees]C the organic substance of kukersite is converted into semiliquid state, called thermobitumen.
By means of a new model for the calculation of the affinities of trace elements to the organic substance (OEA) and to the mineral part (IEA) of coal (Klika, Mrozek and Kolomaznik, 1999) the affinities of both major and trace elements contained in Ostrava-Karvina District and North Bohemia Basin coals were calculated (Klika and Kolomaznik, 2000).
FORMATION OF DISSOLVED HIGH MOLECULAR ORGANIC SUBSTANCES IN THE BLEACHING OF SOFTWOOD KRAFT PULP
On January 10, 2019, a shipment from California declared as used shirts was also subjected to X-ray examination where a high density of organic substances beneath the images of clothing was noticed by inspectors.
Incineration is a waste treatment process that involves the combustion of organic substances contained in waste materials.
According to experts, incineration plants must be designed to ensure that the flue gases reach a temperature of at least 850 degC (1,560 degF) for two seconds in order to ensure proper breakdown of toxic organic substances.
The key role of humectants as additives in the production of organic substances continues to drive their demand across the globe.
In this regard, in order to diversify the varieties of products of the chemical industry, it is planned to implement 15 projects for the production of organic substances and 8 projects for the production of inorganic substances.
At the same time, OPCW experts stated that they had found traces of organic substances containing chlorine, along with explosive residues.