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A substance that produces OH (aq) ions in aqueous solution. Strong soluable bases are soluble in water and are completely dissociated. Weak bases ionize only slightly.

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Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Dosimeter

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

Boyle's Law

At constant temperature the volume occupied by a definite mass of a gas is inversely proportional to the applied pressure.

Octahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and six atoms at the corners of a octahedron.

Ioniztion

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

Sulfuric Acid

H2SO4: colorless, oily liquid, boiling point 330C. A 96 percent solution is used in the laboratory.

Fire Hazard: This is a very powerful, acidic oxidizer which can Ignite or even explode on contact with many materials, i.e. acetic acid ,acetone+ HNOs, alcohols, + H202, NH4OH, HCL, NaOH, and others.

Sulfuric acid has a wide range of uses and plays a part in the production of nearly all manufactured goods.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Gem-dimethyl group

Two methyl groups of the same carbon atom.

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.