Associations to the word «Chromatography»

Wiktionary

CHROMATOGRAPHY, noun. (chemistry) Any of various techniques for the qualitative or quantitative separation of the components of mixtures of compounds; all characterised by the use of a mobile phase (gas or liquid) moving relative to a stationary phase (liquid or solid) - the differences between the rates of migration of the compounds between the two phases effects the separation.

Dictionary definition

CHROMATOGRAPHY, noun. A process used for separating mixtures by virtue of differences in absorbency.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.