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Radical

A group of atoms which retains its form throughout a chemical reaction.
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Radical

arising from the root or near the nexus of the stem and root
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Radical

• (a.) Of or pertaining to a radix or root; as, a radical quantity; a radical sign. See below. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the root; proceeding directly from the root. • (n.) A characteristic, essential, and fundamental constituent of any compound; hence, sometimes, an atom. • (n.) A primitive letter; a letter that belongs to the...
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radical

[Adjective] Very different. New and revolutionary.
Example: Selling cigarettes to children would be a very radical idea.
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Radical

A radical is a molecule or atom which has an unpaired outer electron. It is very reactive because it needs to gain an electron. Radicals may exist independently for short periods during the course of a chemical reaction, such as in the combustion of a fuel gas.
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radical

an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electrons.
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radical

A species with an odd number of electrons; formerly called free radical.
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radical

A radical is a reaction intermediate where a bond is broken and the two parts of the molecule exist carrying a single unshared electron. The radicals are normally destroyed quickly by recombination or they break in another radical and a stable molecule.
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Radical

An atom or group of atoms that contains one or more unpaired electrons (usually very reactive species)
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Radical

A frame of reference usually associated with a basic power imbalance which is permanent rather than transitory. Those without power always seeking to overthrow those with power.
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Radical

An atom or group of atoms that contains one or more unpaired electrons (usually very reactive species)
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radical

1. <chemistry> An atom or or electrically neutral group that has one or more unpaired electrons. ... 2. <botany> Of leaves, clustered at the base of the stem. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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radical

Compounds that act as a single atom when combining with other elements to form minerals. Radicals contain one or more unpaired electrons.
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Radical

A radical is a reaction intermediate where a bond is broken and the two parts of the molecule exist carrying a single unshared electron. The radicals are normally destroyed quickly by recombination or they break in another radical and a stable molecule.
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Radical

Rad'i·cal (răd'ĭ*k a l) adjective [ French, from Latin radicalis having roots, from radix , -icis , a root. See Radix .] 1. Of or pertaining to the root; proceeding directly from the root. 2. Hence: Of or pertaining to the root or origin...
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Radical

Rad'i·cal (răd'ĭ*k a l) noun 1. (Philol.) (a) A primitive word; a radix, root, or simple, underived, uncompounded word; an etymon. (b) A primitive letter; a letter that belongs to the radix. « The words we at present make use of, and understand o...
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Radical

Belonging or pertaining to the root.
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radical

an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electrons.
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Radical

arising from the root or near the nexus of the stem and root
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radical

(chemistry) In chemistry, an atom or group of atoms carrying an unpaired electron, which is therefore highly reactive and often impossible to purify or keep for any length of time. A radical can either recombine with another radical (creating an electron pair and thus a stable compound) or att...
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radical

(politics) In politics, anyone with opinions more extreme than the main current of a country's major political party or parties. It is more often applied to those with left-wing opinions, although the radical right also exists
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radical

adjective arising from or going to the root; `a radical flaw in the plan`
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radical

[Scientific terms] far beyond the norm
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radical

[SAT terms] a person who has revolutionary ideas or opinions
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