biradical

noun

bi·​rad·​i·​cal (ˌ)bī-ˈra-di-kəl How to pronounce biradical (audio)
: a free radical or compound with two unpaired electrons

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of biradical was in 1943

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“Biradical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biradical. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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