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A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

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Coordination Sphere

The metal ion and its coordinating ligands but not any uncoordinated counter-ions.

Cathode

Electrode at which reduction occurs in a cathode ray tube, the negative electrode.

Fractional Distillation

The process in which a fractioning column is used in distillation apparatus to separate components of a liquid mixture that have different boiling points.

Hydride

A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

Sublimation

The direct vaporization of a sold by heating without passing through the liquid state.

Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Bond Energy

The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds of a given kind (in gas phase).The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds in a substance, dissociating the sustance in the gaseous state into atoms of its elements in the gaseous state.

Absorption Spectrum

Spectrum associated with absorption of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from transitions from lower to higher energy states. An absorption spectrum is the inverse of an emission spectrum.

Interesting facts about metals

Metals have been used by people since ancient times. All the time the process of obtaining them was improved, useful alloys of various metals appeared. Let’s look at interesting facts about metals.