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A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

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Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.

Chain Termination Step

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

Alcohol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an --OH group attached to a carbon atom not in an aromatic ring. Alcohols are a class of organic compounds containing the hydroxyl group, OH, attached to a carbon atom.

Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass is usually measured in grams or kilograms.

Cathode

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

Fossil Fuels

Substances consisting largely of hydrocarbons, derived from decay of organic materials under geological conditions of high pressure and temperature (metamorphism) include coal, petroleum, natural gas, peat and oil shale.  For further information see Fuel Chemistry

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.

 

Atmosphere

A unit of pressure, the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at 0 °C.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.