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The number (6.022x10^23) of atoms, molecules or particles found in exactly 1 mole of substance.

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Avogadro's Number

The number (6.022x10^23) of atoms, molecules or particles found in exactly 1 mole of substance.

Emulsion

Colloidal suspension of a liquid in a liquid.

Reverse Osmosis

Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.

Photochemical Smog

A brownish smog occurring in urban areas receiving large amounts of sunlight, caused by photochemical (light-induced) reactions among nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and other components of polluted air that produce photochemical oxidants.

 

Chemical Kinetics

The study of rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and of the factors on which they depend.

Ionization Constant

Equilibrium constant for the ionization of a weak electrolyte.

Voltaic Cells

Electrochemical cells in which spontaneous chemical reactions produce electricity, also called galvanic cells.

 

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.