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Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Endothermic

Describes processes that absorb heat energy.

Positron

A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.

Paramagnetism

Attraction toward a magnetic field, stronger than diamagnetism, but still weak compared to ferromagnetism.

Neutralization

The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

Coordination Compound or Complex

A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

End Point

The point at which an indicator changes colour and a titration is stopped.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor

Bond Order

Half the numbers of electrons in bonding orbitals minus half the number of electrons in antibonding orbitals. Bond order gives an indication to the stability of a bond. Also defined as the difference between the number of bonding electrons and antibonding electrons divided by two.