adverb see geminal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • geminal — adjective Etymology: Latin geminus twin Date: 1967 relating to or characterized by two usually similar substituents on the same atom • geminally adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • geminal — [ dʒɛmɪn(ə)l] adjective Chemistry denoting substituent atoms or groups, especially protons, attached to the same atom in a molecule. Derivatives geminally adverb Origin 1960s: from L. geminus twin + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • geminal — adj. Chem. (of molecules) having two functional groups attached to the same atom. Derivatives: geminally adv. Etymology: as GEMINATE + AL …   Useful english dictionary

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