Meaning of CHELATE in English

CHELATE

n., adj., & v.

--n. Chem. a usu. organometallic compound containing a bonded ring of atoms including a metal atom.

--adj.

1. Chem. of a chelate.

2 Zool. & Anat. of or having chelae.

--v.intr. Chem. form a chelate.

Derivatives:

chelation n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.