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Short-lived species formed by the collision of dissolved ions of opposite charges.

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Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

End Point

The point at which an indicator changes colour and a titration is stopped.

Chain Termination Step

The combination of two radicals, which removes the reactive species that propagate the change reaction.

Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

Alkaline Battery

A dry cell in which the electrolyte contains KOH.

Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

Collision Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that effective collisions between reactant molecules must occur in order for the reaction to occur.

K Capture

Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.

Fractional Precipitation

Removal of some ions from solution by precipitation while leaving other ions with similar properties in solution.

Anion

A negative ion, an atom or goup of atoms that has gained one or more electrons.