[chuh-rem-kuh-voh; Russian chyi-ryim-khaw-vuh] /tʃəˈrɛm kəˌvoʊ; Russian tʃyɪ ryɪmˈxɔ və/
a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Trans-Siberian Railroad, near Lake Baikal.
- Cherenkov effect
Cherenkov effect (chə-rěng’kôf, -kəf) Variant of Cerenkov effect. Cerenkov effect or Cherenkov effect (chə-rěng’kôf, -kəf) The emission of electromagnetic radiation by charged particles traveling through a medium at a speed faster than the speed of light in that medium. This radiation is called Cerenkov radiation. When it results from cosmic rays penetrating the atmosphere at […]
- Chemical periodicity
noun the variations in properties of chemical elements as depicted by their position in the periodic table
- Chemical name
chemical name The name of a chemical compound that shows the names of each of its elements or subcompounds. For example, the chemical name of aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid. Compare trivial name.
noun 1. a cosmetic treatment used to eliminate wrinkles, blemishes, etc., in which an acid is applied to the face, neck, or hands, causing a layer of skin to peel off. noun cosmetic surgery on the face involving the application of a caustic chemical or acid which produces a mild burn that removes the outer […]