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Definition of "compounds" []

  • Plural form of compound. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of compound. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "compounds" in a sentence
  • "In addition, we experienced strong growth in new products, which we identify as compounds launched over the past 12 months, such as ciprofloxacin premix, irinotecan and fosphenytoin."
  • "The three most widely used culprits -- Yellow 5, Yellow 6 and Red 40 -- contain compounds, including benzidine and 4-aminobiphenyl, that research has also linked with cancer."
  • "Those persistent compounds from the 60's and 70's are called persistent for a reason: They're still here, and will continue to be here for decades."