chemical change

noun
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑natural process, ↑natural action, ↑action, ↑activity
Hyponyms:
acylation, ↑agglutination, ↑agglutinating activity, ↑amylolysis, ↑association, ↑bluing, ↑blueing, ↑calcification, ↑catalysis, ↑contact action, ↑chelation, ↑chemical reaction, ↑reaction, ↑chlorination, ↑cleavage, ↑corrosion, ↑corroding, ↑erosion, ↑cracking, ↑deamination, ↑deaminization, ↑decalcification, ↑decarboxylation, ↑de-iodination, ↑demineralization, ↑demineralisation, ↑desalination, ↑desalinization, ↑desalinisation, ↑digestion, ↑dissociation, ↑gasification, ↑gassing, ↑hydrogenation, ↑intumescence, ↑intumescency, ↑swelling, ↑inversion, ↑iodination, ↑mechanism, ↑chemical mechanism, ↑nitrification, ↑peptization, ↑peptisation, ↑photosynthesis, ↑polymerization, ↑polymerisation, ↑precipitation, ↑proteolysis, ↑pyrochemical process, ↑pyrochemistry, ↑sequestration, ↑syneresis, ↑synaeresis, ↑synthesis, ↑transamination, ↑zymosis, ↑zymolysis, ↑fermentation, ↑fermenting, ↑ferment

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chemical change,
a change in which one substance is converted into one or more substances with different properties: »

The burning of coal is a process of chemical change in which oxygen in the air unites with carbon from the coal, giving off light and heat.


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