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

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Leveling Effect

Effect by which all acids stronger than the acid that is characteristic of the solvent react with solvent to produce that acid, similar statement applies to bases. The strongest acid (base) that can exist in a given solvent is the acid (base) characteristic of the solvent.

yield

The quantity of product formed by the interaction of two or more substances, generally expressed as a percentage of the quantity obtained to that theoretically obtainable.

Tyndall Effect

The scattering of light by colloidal particles.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Amorphous Solid

A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

Formula

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

 

Flash Point

The temperature at which a liquid will yield enough flamable vapour to ignite. There are various recognized industrial testing methods, therefore the method used must be stated.

Solute

The dispersed (dissolved) phase of a solution.

Exothermicity

The release of heat by a system as a process occurs.

Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.