compound number


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compound number

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
A quantity which is expressed as the sum of two or more quantities in terms of different units, for example, 3 feet 10 inches, or 2 pounds 5 ounces.
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After mixing, all compounds were tested sequentialy by compound number in multiple repeats at the cure temperatures of [190, 200, 225 and 240 degrees C] on the MDR and [190 and 200 degrees C] on the RI00.
Following completion of each batch, a hard copy printout of compound number, date, time and discharge time, power and integrated power at batch end is generated.
Working with compound numbers and fractions, multiplying and dividing them, Mr.
As the chemistry outsourcing market matures, we feel that the term 'combinatorial chemistry' will increasingly be linked to a commodity market based simply on compound numbers," Dr Marchington added.