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Unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one or more carbon-carbon double bonds.

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Silicones

Polymeric organosilicon compounds, contain individual or cross-linked Si-O chains or rings in which some oxygens of SiO4 tetrahedra are replaced by other groups.

Freezing Point Depression

The decrease in the freezing point of a solvent caused by the presence of a solute.ing Point

xenon tetrafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Free Radical

A highly reactive chemical species carrying no charge and having a single unpaired electron in an orbital.

Central Atom

An atom in a molecule or polyatomic ion that is bonded to more than one other atom.

Film badge

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

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.