steric
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary stere- + 1-ic Date: 1898 relating to or involving the arrangement of atoms in space ; spatialsterically adverb

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  • steric —  Steric  Пространственный   Термин относится к стереохимической конфигурации молекул и характеризует относительное пространственное расположение атомов или групп атомов в молекуле химического соединения. Термин многозначен и смысл его зависит от… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • steric — [ster′ik, stir′ik] adj. [ STER(EO ) + IC] Chem. having to do with the spatial arrangement of the atoms in a molecule sterically adv …   English World dictionary

  • steric — holo·steric; steric; …   English syllables

  • steric — adj. Chem. relating to the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule. Phrases and idioms: steric hindrance the inhibiting of a chemical reaction by the obstruction of reacting atoms. Etymology: irreg. f. Gk stereos solid …   Useful english dictionary

  • steric — sterically, adv. /ster ik, stear /, adj. Chem. of or pertaining to the spatial relationships of atoms in a molecule. Also, sterical. [1895 1900; STER(EO) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • steric — adjective a) Relating to or involving the arrangement of atoms in space. b) of the repulsion of atoms due to closeness or arrangement …   Wiktionary

  • steric — Pertaining to stereochemistry. s. hindrance interference with or inhibition of a seemingly feasible reaction (usually synthetic) because the size of one or another reactant prevents approach to the required interatomic distance. * * * ste·ric… …   Medical dictionary

  • steric — adj. pertaining to the spatial arrangement of atoms within a molecule (Chemistry, Physics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steric — [ stɛrɪk, stɪərɪk] adjective Chemistry relating to the spatial arrangement of atoms in a molecule, especially as it affects reactions. Derivatives sterically adverb Origin C19: formed irregularly from Gk stereos solid + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • steric — ster•ic [[t]ˈstɛr ɪk, ˈstɪər [/t]] adj. chem. of or pertaining to the spatial relationships of atoms in a molecule • Etymology: 1895–1900; ster (eo) + ic …   From formal English to slang

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