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An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.

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Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.

 

Sublimation

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

Law of Combining Volumes (Gay-Lussac's Law)

At constant temperature and pressure, the volumes of reacting gases (and any gaseous products) can be expressed as ratios of small whole numbers.

 

Hydride

A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

Inhibitory Catalyst

An inhibitor, a catalyst that decreases the rate of reaction.

Nitrogenases

A class of enzymes found in bacteria within root nodules in some plants, which catalyze reactions by which N2 molecules from the air are converted to ammonia.

 

Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.

Fluids

Substances that flow freely, gases and liquids.

Nucleus

The very small, very dense, positively charged center of an atom containing protons and neutrons, as well as other subatomic particles.