- 1Detach or remove (something) from a particular place or location, or from local limitations: (as adjective delocalized) delocalized cortical activity (as noun delocalizing) delocalizing of finance capitalMore example sentences
- It delocalizes memories and suggests a historicity of a cosmopolitan nature.
- In some cases, electrons can be shared between atoms, and are then called delocalised.
- This effect results from the ability of the electrons in conjugated bonds to delocalize, or spread their effect throughout the molecule.
- 1.1 (be delocalized) Chemistry (Of electrons) be shared among more than two atoms in a molecule: the pi electrons are delocalized and energetically stableMore example sentences
- The carboxylate ion has a negative charge, which is delocalized over both oxygen atoms to form a stable resonance hybrid.
- The negative charge of this anion is delocalized, giving the oxygen and the carbon a partial negative charge.
- The electrons in benzene's three pi bonds are highly delocalized, to the point that it is no longer accurate to describe them as between individual carbons.
- More example sentences
- Why is such a logic impossible for steel factories threatened with delocalization?
- An excess of silver is accommodated by a delocalization of the extra electrons to allow an electronic conductivity in addition to the conductivity of silver ions.
- Economic globalization entails first and foremost the delocalization and disempowerment of local communities and economies.
More definitions of delocalizeDefinition of delocalize in:
- The British & World English dictionary