astrochemistry


astrochemistry
The study of the chemical composition of stars and outer space
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  • Astrochemistry — is the study of the chemical elements found in outer space, generally on larger scales than the Solar System, particularly in molecular gas clouds, and the study of their formation, interaction and destruction. As such, it represents an overlap… …   Wikipedia

  • astrochemistry — n. the branch of science involving astronomy and chemistry which studies the chemical composition, chemical reactions, and evolution of matter in outer space. {as tro*chem ic*al}, a. {as tro*chem ic*al*ly}, adv. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astrochemistry — [as΄trō kem′is trē] n. the study of the chemistry of celestial bodies astrochemist n …   English World dictionary

  • astrochemistry — astrochemija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis žvaigždžių cheminę sudėtį. atitikmenys: angl. astrochemistry rus. астрохимия …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • astrochemistry — astrochemical /as troh kem i keuhl/, adj. astrochemically, adv. /as troh kem euh stree/, n. a branch of astronomy and chemistry dealing with the chemical composition and evolution of the universe and its parts. [1970 75; ASTRO + CHEMISTRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • astrochemistry — noun the study of molecules and ions occurring in stars and interstellar space. Derivatives astrochemical adjective astrochemist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • astrochemistry — as·tro·chemistry …   English syllables

  • astrochemistry — n. the study of molecules and radicals in interstellar space …   Useful english dictionary

  • astrochemical — astrochemistry astrochemistry n. the branch of science involving astronomy and chemistry which studies the chemical composition, chemical reactions, and evolution of matter in outer space. {as tro*chem ic*al}, a. {as tro*chem ic*al*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astrochemically — astrochemistry astrochemistry n. the branch of science involving astronomy and chemistry which studies the chemical composition, chemical reactions, and evolution of matter in outer space. {as tro*chem ic*al}, a. {as tro*chem ic*al*ly}, adv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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