adjective see superimpose

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  • superimposable — See superimpose. * * * …   Universalium

  • superimposable — adjective Able to be superimposed on each other …   Wiktionary

  • superimposable — su·per·imposable …   English syllables

  • superimposable — “+ adjective : capable of being superimposed …   Useful english dictionary

  • isomerism — /uy som euh riz euhm/, n. 1. Chem. the relation of two or more compounds, radicals, or ions that are composed of the same kinds and numbers of atoms but differ from each other in structural arrangement (structural isomerism), as CH3OCH3 and… …   Universalium

  • Chirality (chemistry) — L form redirects here. For the bacterial strains, see L form bacteria. Two enantiomers of a generic amino acid …   Wikipedia

  • Enantiomer — This article is about the concept in chemistry. For a discussion of enantiomers in mathematics, see Chirality (mathematics). (S) (+) lactic acid (left) and (R) (–) lactic acid (right) are nonsuperposable mirror images of each other In chemistry,… …   Wikipedia

  • Epimer — In chemistry, epimers are diastereomers that differ in configuration of only one stereogenic center. Diastereomers are a class of stereoisomers that are non superimposable, non mirror images of one another, unlike enantiomers which are non… …   Wikipedia

  • coordination compound — Chem. complex (def. 10). Also called coordination complex. * * * ▪ chemistry Introduction  any of a class of substances with chemical structures in which a central metal atom is surrounded by nonmetal atoms or groups of atoms, called ligands… …   Universalium

  • chirality — The property of nonidentity of an object with its mirror image; used in chemistry with respect to stereochemical isomers. [G. cheir, hand] * * * chi·ral·i·ty (ki ralґĭ te) [Gr. cheir hand] the property of handedness, of not being… …   Medical dictionary

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