Chemically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations

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C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither
CRC Press, Apr 19, 2016 - Science - 583 pages
In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of scientific disciplines such as chemistry. With this in mind, Chemically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets, and academics. Some quotations are illustrated by amu

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Contents

ION
251
KNOWLEDGE
252
LABORATORY
260
LANGUAGE
264
LAW
266
LEARN
270
LIFE
272
LITERATURE
273

AIR
12
ALCHEMY
14
AMBITION
17
ANALOGY
18
ANALYSIS
20
ANALYST
23
ANSWER
24
APPARATUS
25
APPROXIMATE
27
ATOM
28
ATOMIC WEIGHT
45
AUTHORITY
47
AVERAGE
48
BALANCE
49
BEAUTY
50
BIOCHEMISTRY
52
BOOK
55
BUBBLE
57
CALCULATION
58
CANDLE
60
CAUSE AND EFFECT
61
CENTRAL LIMIT THEOREM
63
CHANCE
64
CHAOS
66
CHEMICAL
68
CHEMICAL AFFINITIES
79
CHEMICAL ENGINEER
80
CHEMICAL LIMERICKS
81
CHEMICALMNEMONICS
82
CHEMIST
84
CHEMISTRY
98
CHEMISTRY AND LIFE
126
CHEMISTRY AND MEDICINE
128
CHEMISTRY SONGS
130
CLASSROOM EMANATIONS
133
COMMANDMENTS
135
COMMON SENSE
136
COMMUNICATION
138
COMPOUND
140
CONCEPT
141
CONFUSION
142
COSMOCHEMISTRY
143
CREATIVITY
144
CRITICISM
146
CRYSTAL
147
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY
149
CURIOSITY
150
DATA
151
DEFINITION
152
DEMONSTRATION
153
DIFFERENCE
154
DISCOVERY
156
DISORDER
162
DISTILL
163
ELEMENT
169
ENERGY
182
ENERGY STATE
184
ENZYME
185
ERROR
186
ETHICS
188
EXPERIENCE
189
EXPERIMENT
191
EXPERIMENTER
195
EXPLAIN
196
EXPOSITION
197
FACT
198
FAITH
207
FERMENTATION
208
FILTER
209
FIRE
210
FLUOROCHEMISTRY
211
FORCE
212
FORECAST
213
FORMULA
214
FRACTAL
215
GAS
216
GENERALITY
218
GENIUS
219
GEOCHEMISTRY
220
GLASSWARE
221
GOD
223
GRAPH
224
GUESS
225
HEAT
226
HISTORY
227
HYPOTHESIS
228
IDEA
231
IGNORANCE
236
IMAGINATION
238
IMPOSSIBLE
241
IMPROBABLE
242
INDEPENDENCE
243
INFERENCE
244
INFORMATION
245
INORGANIC
247
INSTRUMENT
248
LITTLEWILLIE
275
MAGIC
277
MATHEMATICS
278
MATTER
280
MEASUREMENT
285
MECHANICS
287
METAL
288
METAPHOR
289
METAPHYSICS
290
METHOD
291
MICROSCOPE
294
MODEL
295
MOLECULE
297
MOTION
301
MYSTERY
302
NAIVETE
304
NAME
305
NATURE
307
NOMENCLATURE
310
NOTATION
311
NULL HYPOTHESIS
312
NUMBERS
313
OBSERVATION
314
OCCAMS RAZOR
317
OPINION
318
ORDER
320
ORGANIC
322
OUTLIER
326
PARADOX
327
PERIODIC LAW
328
PHILOSOPHY
330
PHYSICAL SCIENCE
332
PLAGERISM
333
POLLUTION
334
POSTULATE
336
PRAYER
337
PRECISION
339
PREDICTION
340
PROBABILITY
341
PROBLEM
343
PROGRESS
347
PROPOSITION
351
PUBLICATION
352
PURITY
354
PURPOSE
355
QUESTION
356
RADICAL
359
RANDOM
360
REACTION
361
REASON
363
RESEARCH
365
RESULTS
371
RUST
372
SALT
373
SCIENCE
374
SCIENTIFIC
385
SCIENTIST
388
SILVER TREES
392
SIMPLICITY
393
SOLID
396
SOLUBLE
397
SOLUTION
398
SPECULATION
399
STATISTICAL
400
STATISTICIAN
402
STATISTICS
403
SYMBOL
404
SYMMETRY
405
SYNTHESIS
410
TEACHING
412
TERMINOLOGY
418
THEORIST
419
THEORY
420
THERMODYNAMICS
427
THOUGHT
429
TRIAL AND ERROR
431
TRUTH
432
UNCERTAINTY
438
UNDERSTAND
439
UNEXPECTED
443
UNKNOWN
444
VACUUM
445
VISION
447
VOLUME
448
WATER
449
WISDOM
451
WORD
452
WORK
454
WRITING
455
XRAYS
458
BIBLIOGRAPHY
459
PERMISSIONS
495
SUBJECT BY AUTHOR INDEX
499
AUTHOR BY SUBJECT INDEX
558
Back Cover
584
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