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A dry cell in which the electrolyte contains KOH.

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The spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei.

ytterbia

Ytterbia is a colorless compound, Yb2O3, used in certain alloys and ceramics. Also known as ytterbium oxide.

Clay

A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.

Amine Complexes

Complex species that contain ammonia molecules bonded to metal ions.

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A commercial term used to describe ethanol that has been rendered unfit for human consumption because of the addition of harmful ingredients to make it sales tax-expempt.

 

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Film badge

A small patch of photographic film worn on clothing to detect and measure accumulated incident ionizing radiation.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Halogens

Group VIIA elements: F, Cl, Br, I

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.