nascent

(redirected from nascence)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to nascence: mouch, Moile

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
This fate of the primary text provides an opportunity for the nascence of the secondary text, recreating and, effectively, replacing the primary text.
The report published by Kuick Research, 'Australia Shale Gas Market Analysis', gives a bird's eye view of the Australian shale gas market in its nascence.
During this time, the raising in children population gave rise subsequently to the nascence of a commercial interest in publishing books for them.
The nascence of the industry, coupled with the economic issues that have plagued Bulgaria in recent years, helped FIABCI-Bulgaria recognize the need for specialized training in the field of property management.
Birding trails, as interpretive platforms, are in their nascence.
For a region beleaguered by a war-torn past, fear of collapse of the newly formed nation has haunted each of the countries in Southeast Asia from the nascence of their independent nationhood (Johnson 2008).
The brave art historian Lyle Massey has recently tackled contextualizing its nascence in Picturing Space, Displacing Bodies: Anamorphosis in Early Modern Theories of Perspective (Pennsylvania State U.
Wood clearly relishes the "Dark Ages" combination of imperial overthrow, natural disasters, and English national nascence.
How do the network partners differ in importance as entrepreneurs moved from nascence to harvest?
But its nascence follows a pattern: revolutions in science tend to come from completely unexpected places.
As described by Larry Andrews, the members of the Inter-University Committee on the Superior Student in the 1950s and 60s were perforce trying to "shape events" in a movement that was still in its nascence.