adjective Date: 1892 not polar; especially consisting of molecules not having a dipole <
a nonpolar solvent

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  • nonpolar — [nän΄pō′lər] adj. not polar or polarized: said esp. of a molecule with a covalent bond …   English World dictionary

  • nonpolar — non·po·lar pō lər adj not polar <a nonpolar molecule> <a nonpolar group> esp consisting of molecules not having a dipole * * * non·po·lar (non poґlər) not having poles; not exhibiting dipole characteristics …   Medical dictionary

  • nonpolar — /non poh leuhr/, adj. Physical Chem. containing no permanently dipolar molecules; lacking a dipole. [1890 95; NON + POLAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonpolar — adjective a) not containing a dipole b) not ionic; not dissociating into ions when dissolved in water etc See Also: nonpolarity …   Wiktionary

  • nonpolar — non·polar …   English syllables

  • nonpolar — adjective not ionic a nonionic substance • Syn: ↑nonionic • Ant: ↑ionic (for: ↑nonionic) • Pertains to noun: ↑ion ( …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nonpolar bond — nepolinis ryšys statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Ryšys, kurio dipolio momentas lygus nuliui. atitikmenys: angl. homopolar bond; non polar bond; nonpolar bond rus. гомеополярная связь; неполярная связь …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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