Sinonimi: chemical compound
ETYM Malay kompung a village.
1. An enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient).
2. A whole formed by a union of two or more elements or parts.
3. (Chemistry) A substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight; SYN. chemical compound.
A substance composed of two or more elements whose composition is constant. For example, table salt (sodium chloride - NACl) is a compound.