from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Pertaining to, or illustrating, the hypothetical space relations of atoms in the molecule.


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  • This proposition will not be disputed in the least by the author; still, it may be profitable to indulge in a few stereo-chemic speculations as to the nature of the water molecule and to draw the inevitable conclusions.

    Scientific American Supplement No. 822, October 3, 1891


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