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Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

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Hydrocarbons

Compounds that contain only carbon and hydrogen.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

Percent Purity

The percent of a specified compound or element in an impure sample.

Dipole-dipole Interactions

Attractive interactions between polar molecules, that is, between molecules with permanent dipoles.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

Effective Collisons

Collision between molecules resulting in a reaction, one in which the molecules collide with proper relative orientations and sufficient energy to react.

 

Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass is usually measured in grams or kilograms.

Polydentate

Refers to ligands with more than one donor atom.

Semiconductor

A substance that does not conduct electricity at low temperatures but does so at higher temperatures.

Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.