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Inorganic

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Adjective

1. inorganic

relating or belonging to the class of compounds not having a carbon basis

Example Sentences:
'hydrochloric and sulfuric acids are called inorganic substances'

2. inorganic

lacking the properties characteristic of living organisms

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Inorganic

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adjective
1. 
not having the structure or characteristics of living organisms; not organic
2. 
relating to or denoting chemical compounds that do not contain carbon
Compare organic (sense 4)
3. 
not having a system, structure, or ordered relation of parts; amorphous
4. 
not resulting from or produced by growth; artificial
5. linguistics
denoting or relating to a sound or letter introduced into the pronunciation or spelling of a word at some point in its history

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Inorganic

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adjective
not organic
; specif.,
a. 
designating or composed of matter that is not animal or vegetable; not having the organized structure of living things
b. 
not like an organism in structure; without design, relation, and coordination of parts
c. 
designating or of any chemical compound not classified as organic: most inorganic compounds do not contain carbon and are derived from mineral sources
d. 
designating or of the branch of chemistry dealing with these compounds

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Inorganic

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adj.
1.
a. Involving neither organic life nor the products of organic life.
b. Not composed of organic matter.
2. Chemistry Of or relating to compounds not containing hydrocarbon groups or derivatives.
3. Not arising in normal growth; artificial.
4. Lacking system or structure.

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