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Adjective: chelate  'kee,leyt
  1. Relating to or characterized by chelation
    - chelated
  2. Having or resembling chelae or claws
Noun: chelate  'kee,leyt
  1. A heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions
    - chelate compound
Verb: chelate  'kee,leyt
  1. Form a chelate, in chemistry

Derived forms: chelated, chelates, chelating

Type of: constitute, form, heterocycle, heterocyclic, heterocyclic compound, make

Encyclopedia: Chelate