Definition of Steric

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Relating to or involving the arrangement of atoms in space. ¹



2. Adjective. of the repulsion of atoms due to closeness or arrangement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steric

1. pertaining to the spatial relationships of atoms in a molecule [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steric

stereotypical
stereotypically
stereotypies
stereotyping
stereotypist
stereotypists
stereotypographer
stereotypographers
stereotypography
stereotypy
stereoview
stereoviews
stereovision
steres
sterhydraulic
steric (current term)
steric hindrance
sterical
sterically
sterigma
sterigmas
sterigmata
sterigmatum
sterilant
sterilants
sterile
sterilely
sterileness
sterilisation
sterilisations

Literary usage of Steric

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Magnetic Deshielding of Protons Due to Intramolecular steric Interactions with Proximate Hydrogens B. Vernon Cheney Contribution from the Biochemical ..."

2. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"CHAPTER VI steric HINDRANCE FROM time to time curious irregularities have been observed in the progress of certain typical reactions. ..."

3. A Concise History of Chemistry by Thomas Percy Hilditch (1911)
"to hydrolyze, showing clearly the "protecting" influence of the adjacent radicle. Other instances of steric hindrance occur in ..."

4. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1915)
"H. steric hindrance of chem. reactions (I) mesityl compds.. 599. Wenzel, F., and Kugel, R. steric hindrance of chem. reactions (II) ..."

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