nascent state

noun Chemistry.

the condition of an element at the instant it is set free from a combination in which it has previously existed.

Nearby words

  1. nasby, petroleum v.,
  2. nasca,
  3. nascar,
  4. nascar dad,
  5. nascent,
  6. nascimento, edson arantes do,
  7. nasd,
  8. nasdaq,
  9. naseberry,
  10. naseby

Origin of nascent state

First recorded in 1790–1800

Also called nascent condition. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019