chemical attraction


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chem·i·cal at·trac·tion

the force impelling atoms of different elements or molecules to unite to form new substances or compounds.

chem·i·cal at·trac·tion

(kem'i-kăl ă-trak'shŭn)
The force impelling atoms of different elements or molecules to unite to form new substances or compounds.

chemical attraction

The tendency of atoms of one element to unite with those of another to form compounds.
See also: attraction
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Chemical attraction of hermit crabs and other attendants to simulated gastropod predation sites.
The free radicals and other particles that exist in the highly active plasma discharge can attach to the material's surface, resulting in the formation of additional polar groups, these have a strong chemical attraction to paints, coatings, sealants, inks and adhesives leading to significantly enhanced surface energy, polarity and therefore adhesion.
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