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chlorine.noun
a highly irritating, dangerous to health greenish yellow gaseous halogen, capable of combining with nearly all other elements, produced principally by electrolysis of sodium chloride and used widely since the late 1800's to purify water instead of proven safer methods such as ozonizing; used as a disinfectant and bleaching.agent and in the manufacture of many compounds including poisons such as chloroform and carbon tetrachloride; Atomic number 17; atomic weight 35.45; freezing point 100.98°C; boiling point 34.6°C; specific gravity 1.56 (33.6°C); valence 1, 3, 5, 7.
chlorine dioxide.noun
a heavy reddish-yellow explosive gas ClO2 used in starch, flour, and soap as a bleach and disinfectant and in water purification such as at your friendly neighborhood swimming pool, where it gets absobed into your blood steam and all in spite of much safer for the body alternatives, such as ozonizing it; chlorine products have been proven to be seriously harmful to the body, so take lots of vitamin C before and after swimming in this chemical soup (listen to your body for how much to take); the words chlorine and chlorine dioxide were developed in 1925

chlorophyl.also.chlorophyll.noun
the green coloring in plants, which in the presence of sunlight, converts carbon dioxide-(CO2) and water into carbohydrates; that process is known as photosynthesis

chloroplast.noun,.plural.chloroplasts
chlorophyl containing organelle found in large numbers in plant cells undergoing photosynthesis

chromatic.adjective
relating to colors or color
Music:.of, relating.to.or.based on the chromatic scale
chromatically.adverb
chromaticism.noun
from the Greek 'khromatikos' from 'khroma', 'khromat-' meaning 'color'

chromatic scale.noun
Music:.a scale.consisting of 12 semitones

chromatin.noun,.plural.chromatins
a granular protoplasmic substance (a complex of nucleic acids and proteins) in the nucleus of animal and plant cells that contains the genes and readily takes a deep stain with basic dyes and condenses to form chromosomes during cell division; we do not know exactly how chromatin is copied; chromatin is formed into a long thread which in turn breaks into segments-(chromosomes) that are split lengthwise
chromatinic.adjective

chromodynamics.noun-(used with a singular verb
the physics of the relationship between color carrying quarks, especially the nature of their strong interaction, which is characterized by the exchange of gluons; see quantum chromodynamic theory

chromosome.noun,.plural.chromosomes
chromosomes are formed when chromatin is fabricated into a long thread which in turn breaks into segments-that are split lengthwise; these segments are chromosomes and in this, chromosomes alter their structure, whereas.genes-seem-inclined not to change; chromosomes are constant in sperm and ova

Chromosomes carry genes in linear-sequence, containing most of a cell's genetic material. Chromosomes define the individual characteristics of an organism. A chromosome occurs as a threadlike structure in the nucleus of plant and animal (eukaryotic) cells. Each chromosome can be seen to consist of two separate threads called chromatids, held together at one point.

A bacterial chromosome (called a nucleoid) is a single, very long and circular piece of DNA on which lie all of the bacterium's genes. 

The chromosome branches out from an attachment to the cytoplasmic-membrane in a pattern whose shape is perpetuated by proteins bound to the DNA, making it look similar to coral, with some parts appearing highly coiled and others loosely wound. An extensive system of proteins copies our chromosomes assisting in retaining the individuality of cells. 

Chromosomes are difficult to analyze as they have so many integrated and changeable properties. Genes are carved up into specific segments along the chromosome and connected together again after the RNA has replicated.

chronic.adjective
marked by long duration or frequent recurrence; not acute-(chronic indigestion); suffering from a chronic disease; always present or encountered; constantly vexing, weakening or troubling (chronic petty warfare); inveterate
chronic, chronicity.nouns
chronically.adverb

circuitous.adjective
roundabout; indirect; devious
circuitously.adverb
circuity or circuitousness.noun

circular.adjective
of or relating to a circle; shaped like or nearly like a circle; round; moving in or forming a circle; circuitous; roundabout (took a circular route on way home from school); marked by reasoning in a circle (a circular theory; circular reasoning); addressed or distributed to a large number of persons (send out a circular to all class members that the north entrance of the school will be closed from the 4th to the 10th of next month)
circular.noun
a printed advertisement, directive or notice intended for mass distribution
circularly.adverb
circularity.noun

circuit.noun,.plural.circuits
a closed, usually circular line that goes around an objector area; the region.enclosed by such a line; circumference; a path or route the complete traversal of which without local change of direction requires returning to the starting point; the act of following such a path or route; a journey made on such a path or route
Electronics:.a closed path followed or capable of being followed by an electric current; a configuration of electrically or electromagnetically connected components or devices; an association of teams, clubs or arenas of competition (the downhill ski circuit)
circuit, circuited, circuiting, circuits.transitive.and.intransitive verbs
to make a circuit or circuit of

circumlocution.noun
the use of roundabout, indirect or evasive language; periphrasis
circumlocutional, circumlocutionary, circumlocutory-adjectives
circumlocutionist.noun

circumspect.adjective
heedful of circumstances and potential consequences; careful to consider all related circumstances before acting; cautious; deciding (before taking action she sits quietly, thinks about it, then puts it 'on the shelf' until it again comes to her mind, then she again sits quietly once more to see if she still feels the same way about it)
circumspectly.adverb
circumspection.noun

confirm, confirmed, confirming, confirms.transitive verbs
to support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify; to make firmer; strengthen (the recent airplane crash confirms my belief that stronger safety regulations are needed); to make valid or binding by a formal or legal act; ratify; to administer the religious rite of confirmation to
confirmable, confirmatory.adjectives
confirmability, confirmer.nouns

confirmation.noun
the act of confirming; something that confirms; verification; a ceremony in Judaism that marks the completion of a young person's religious training

circumstance.noun,.plural.circumstances
a condition or condition surrounding and affecting a person, either incidentally or as an essential or determining factor; a condition or fact that affects a situation; a condition or fact that determines or must be considered in the determining of a course of action; often 'circumstances'; the sum of determining factors beyond willful control (a victim of circumstance); the way something happens (the specific details of an event); detail accompanying or surrounding an event, as in a narrative or series of events; a particular incident or occurrence (your arrival was a fortunate circumstance)
synonym.occurrence
transitive use.circumstance, circumstanced, circumstancing, circumstances
to place in particular circumstances or conditions; situate
idioms
under no circumstances; in no case; never
under the circumstances.or.in the circumstances; given these conditions; such being the case

circumstantial.adjective
of, relating to or dependent on circumstances; of no primary.significance; incidental; complete and particular; full of detail (a circumstantial report about the debate); detailed
circumstantially.adverb

compromise.noun,.plural.compromises
a settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions; the result of such a settlement; something that combines qualities or elements of different things (the incongruous design is a compromise between high tech and early American)
compromise, compromised, compromising, compromises.transitive verbs
to settle by concessions; to expose or make liable to danger, suspicion or disrepute (an embassy that was compromised by hidden listening devices)
intransitive verb use-to make a compromise; to promise mutually
compromiser.noun

cow.noun,.plural.cows
the mature female of cattle of the genus Bos; the mature female of other large animals, such as whales, elephants or moose; a domesticated.bovine of either sex or any age
cowy.adjective

cow, cowed, cowing, cows.transitive verbs
to frighten with threats or a show of force; intimidate
cowedly.adverb
cower, cowered, cowering, cowers.intransitive verbs
to cringe in fear

coward.noun,.plural.cowards
one who shows ignoble fear in the face of danger or pain (some called cowards aren't at all, as they are just wise in the face of danger in avoiding it)
coward.adjective
cowardly.adjective
exhibiting the characteristics of a coward, particularly ignoble fear
cowardly.adverb
cowardliness.noun
cowardice.noun
ignoble fear in the face of danger or pain

consensus.noun
an opinion or position reached by a group as a whole (the will of the people {the voters' consensus was that the measure should be adopted}); general agreement or accord (government by consensus); a group of individuals forming a separate legal entity.(a body; not necessarily a lawful entity) for control, profit or both, that is granted a charter by an issuing corporation who recognizes it as having rights laid down by those forming it and including privileges and liabilities distinct from those of its members who are protected under it's umbrella and who under the corporation act in separateness from the public

census.noun
an enumeration of a population, often including the collection of related demographic information; in ancient Rome, a count of the citizens and an evaluation of their property for a plan to tax men and women

corporate.adjective
formed into a corporation; incorporated; of or relating to a corporation (corporate assets)
corporately.adverb

corporation.noun,.plural.corporations
a group of people combined into or acting as one body that is granted a charter.in order to.function as a business that pays a fee.imposed by a country's government, thus legally recognizing it as a separate legal entity having its own rights, privileges and liabilities.distinct from those of its members, yet in compliance with and allowed.existence by members constituting its electorate (a corporate body created by its own rules can only be a government operating with a conflict of interest); such a body of business wishing to regulate itself, created under rules set down by government; also called body corporate

Corporation Sole.noun
another name for an English Sovereign, a name used under the feudal system for one who possessed title to all lands; his will is absolute; he was the law; up till December 11, 1931, Canada was ruled by a Corporate Sole

capacity.noun,.plural.capacities
the ability to receive, hold or absorb; a measure of this ability; volume; the maximum amount that can be contained (a trunk filled to capacity); ability to perform or produce; capability; the maximum or optimum amount that can be produced (factories operating below capacity); the power to learn or retain knowledge; mental ability; innate.potential for growth, development or accomplishment; faculty; ability; the quality of being suitable for or receptive to specified treatment (the capacity of elastic to be stretched); the position in which one functions; role (in your capacity as sales manager); legal qualification or authority (the capacity to make an arrest
capacity.adjective
filling a space with the most it can hold (a capacity crowd at the concert)
Electricity:.capacitance.noun Symbol C
the ratio of charge to potential on an electrically charged, isolated conductor; the ratio of the electric charge transferred from one to the other of a pair of conductors to the resulting potential difference between them; the property of a circuit element that permits it to store charge; the part of the circuit exhibiting capacitance
capacitive.adjective
capacitively.adverb

capacitor.noun,.plural.capacitors
an electric.circuit.element used to store charge.temporarily, consisting.in general of two metallic plates separated and insulated from each other by a dielectric; also called condenser

capacious.adjective
capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy
capaciously.adverb
capaciousness.noun

cringe, cringed, cringing, cringes.intransitive verbs
if you cringe at something, you move away from someone or something because you are afraid, feel embarrassed or are disgusted and perhaps show this feeling in your expression or by making a slight movement (she cringed at the thought of having speaking to a public audience); to shrink back, as in fear; cower; to behave in a servile way; fawn
cringe.noun
an act or instance of cringing; from Old English 'cringan', to give way to something

counterpart.noun,.plural.counterparts
something that closely resembles another; something that has the same functions and characteristics as another; an opposite number (a female is the counterpart of the male); one of two parts that fit and complete each other; one that is a complement

conation.noun
Psychology:.the aspect of mental processes or behavior directed toward action or change and including impulse, desire, volition and striving
conational, conative.adjective

categorical imperative.noun
in the ethical system of Immanuel Kant, an unconditional moral law that applies to all rational beings and is independent of any personal motive or desire

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