chemical attraction n.
The force of attraction between atoms that causes them to form and maintain certain combinations.
The atoms are held together by chemical attraction or affinity.
chemical attraction, or affinity, is an attractive agent—as when bodies seek of their own natures to unite and form some new body.
Better views of the nature of chemical attraction were attained, better views of the intrinsic nature of bodies.
Oil and water will not combine; they are said to have no chemical attraction or affinity for each other.
The same laws of motion, of gravitation, and of electro-magnetic and chemical attraction, obtain there as here.
By chemical attraction, as when oxygen passes through the membranes of the air-vessels of the lungs, and combines with the blood.
Into the attraction of aggregation, or cohesion; and chemical attraction, or affinity.
We must not imagine the chemical attraction destroyed, or converted into anything else.
By its inherent powers of gravity and chemical attraction it spontaneously gives rise to the most wonderful forms.