[kee-luh] /ˈki lə/
noun, plural chelae
[kee-lee] /ˈki li/ (Show IPA)
the pincerlike organ or claw terminating certain limbs of crustaceans and arachnids.
[chey-lah] /ˈtʃeɪ lɑ/
(in India) a disciple of a religious teacher.
noun (pl) lae (-liː)
a large pincer-like claw of such arthropods as the crab and scorpion
(Hinduism) a disciple of a religious teacher
[shuh-lahn] /ʃəˈlɑn/ noun 1. Lake, a lake in N central Washington, in the Cascade Range: one of the deepest freshwater lakes in the U.S. 55 miles (89 km) long.
[kee-leyt] /ˈki leɪt/ adjective 1. Chemistry. 2. Zoology. having a chela or chelae. noun 3. Chemistry. a chelate compound. verb (used without object), chelated, chelating. Chemistry. 4. (of a heterocyclic compound) to react to form a chelate. 5. (of a compound) to form a ring by forming one or more hydrogen bonds. verb (used with […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a ligand that forms chelates. noun 1. a chemical compound that coordinates with a metal to form a chelate, often used to trap or remove heavy metal ions
[kee-ley-shuh n] /kiˈleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. Chemistry. the process of chelating. 2. Medicine/Medical. /ˈkiːleɪʃən/ noun 1. (chem) the process by which a chelate is formed 2. (animal husbandry) the process by which trace elements in an animal’s feed are bonded to amino acids, ensuring their absorption into the animal’s body 3. (geology) the chemical removal […]