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Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

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Molecular Weight

The mass of one molecule of a nonionic substance in atomic mass units.

Evaporation Rate

The rate at which a particular substance will vapourize (evaporate) when compared to the rate of a known substance such as ethyl ether. This term is especially useful for health and fire-hazard considerations.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Equivalent Weight

An oxidizing or reducing agent, who's mass gains (oxidizing agents) or loses (reducing agents) 6.022 x 1023 electrons in a redox reaction.
The mass of an acid or base that furnishes or reacts with 6.022 x 1023 H3O+ or OH- ions.

Ideal Gas

A hypothetical gas that obeys exactly all postulates of the kinetic-molecular theory.

 

Crystal Lattice

A pattern of arrangement of particles in a crystal.

Dosimeter

A small, calibrated electroscope worn by laboratory personnel and designated to detect and measure incident ionizing radiation or chemical exposure.

Homogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

Formula

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