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Compound in which an alkyl or aryl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group, general formula, O-R-C-H

 

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Alloying

Mixing of metal with other substances (usually other metals) to modify its properties.

Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Varieties of garnet minerals

The most famous type of garnet stone is pyrope (flaming). This is the "oldest of garnets", with a dense red color, similar to the grain of an edible garnet. Pyrope has a variety called rhodolite - a stone of dense pink or pink-purple color, which sometimes has the alexandrite effect and is used in elite jewelry.

Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

Homogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

Structural Isomers

Compounds that contain the same number of the same kinds of atoms in different geometric arrangements.

Amphoterism

The ability to react with both acids and bases.Ability of substance to act as either an acid or a base.