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nascent

Chem (of an element or simple compound, esp hydrogen) created within the reaction medium in the atomic form and having a high activity

nascent

[′nā·sənt]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to an atom or simple compound at the moment of its liberation from chemical combination, when it may have greater activity than in its usual state.
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Nascent iodine has been documented as an antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral, antiprotozoal, and antiseptic agent.
We contend that examining factors associated with nascent entrepreneurs' goal commitment represents a significant contribution to the literature.
Despite some conflicting results, prior research indicates that there are indeed differences in general job satisfaction among practicing entrepreneurs, nascent entrepreneurs, and organizational employees.
Students high in nascent entrepreneurial inclinations, for the purposes of this research, are defined as those individuals who exhibit high potential to become actual entrepreneurs (Reynolds, 1995; Palit & Reynolds, 1993; Reynolds & White, 1993).
Under terms of the partnership agreements, BOSS and Nascent will support 170 Systems on consulting and product implementation projects.
The OSE's special division for nascent firms requires a pretax profit generated in the last business year as a listing criterion.
North American intermodal rail traffic continues to be robust and demand for our Automated Gate System (AGS) solutions remains strong through the remainder of the year," said Fabio Teti, NASCENT President and CEO.
We are pleased to add it to our product portfolio," said Michael Chen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Nascent.
Our conceptual contribution pertains to examining these research questions with regard to two separate sets of firms, that is, nascent firms (which remain in the set-up process and are not yet operational) and existing firms (which have recently been set up), which enables us to apply two complementary theoretical frameworks (Jones and Caviello, 2005).
LIVERPOOL-BASED Nascent Form is concerned with the user- centric management of information across all modern devices including interactive TV, the internet,mobile phones,PCs and PDAs.
In the first French survey of the artist's work, curators Paul Herve Parsy and Laurent Gervereau present Join not only as the catalyst of the COBRA collective (1948-51), but also as an intellectual force for the nascent Situationists.
In this regard, Estabrook's point that "The contentious aspects of suburban development may have had less to do with nascent class antagonism than with collective identities and social divisions based on setting" (265) seemed to me to be bizarre.