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ytterbia

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Solute

The dispersed (dissolved) phase of a solution.

Lone Pair

Pair of electrons residing on one atom and not shared by other atoms, unshared pair.

Half-Life

The time required for half of a reactant to be converted into product(s). The time required for half of a given sample to undergo radioactive decay.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Breeder Reactor

A nuclear reactor that produces more fissionable nuclear fuel than it consumes.