Binary compound
Compound Com"pound, n. 1. That which is compounded or formed by the union or mixture of elements ingredients, or parts; a combination of simples; a compound word; the result of composition. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Rare compound of oddity, frolic, and fun. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

When the word ``bishopric'' was first made, it was made as a compound. --Earle. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem.) A union of two or more ingredients in definite proportions by weight, so combined as to form a distinct substance; as, water is a compound of oxygen and hydrogen. [1913 Webster]

Note: Every definite chemical compound always contains the same elements, united in the same proportions by weight, and with the same internal arrangement. [1913 Webster]

{Binary compound} (Chem.). See under {Binary}.

{Carbon compounds} (Chem.). See under {Carbon}. [1913 Webster]


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