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English adjective: chelate

1. chelate relating to or characterized by chelation


2. chelate having or resembling chelae or claws

English noun: chelate

1. chelate (substance) a heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions

Synonymschelate compound

Broader (hypernym)heterocycle, heterocyclic, heterocyclic compound

English verb: chelate

1. chelate (stative) form a chelate, in chemistry

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)constitute, form, make

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