open chain compound n.
See acyclic compound.
- Open cheque
noun 1. an uncrossed cheque that can be cashed at the drawee bank
- Open chest massage
open chest massage n. Cardiac massage in which the heart is compressed with the hand inside the thoracic cavity.
noun, Electricity. 1. a discontinuous circuit through which no current can flow. noun 1. an incomplete electrical circuit in which no current flows Compare closed circuit open circuit (ō’pən) An electric circuit in which the normal path of current has been interrupted, either by the disconnection of one part of its conducting pathway from another, […]
noun 1. a city that, during a war, is officially declared demilitarized and open to occupation, and that will consequently not be defended, in order to spare it, under international law, from bombardment or other military attack. 2. a city or autonomous city-state that gives equal access and status to inhabitants and visitors without regard […]