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The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the applied pressure, also the condensation point

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Carbanion

An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

Degenerate

Of the same energy.

Dipole Moment

The product of the distance separating opposite charges of equal magnitude of the charge, a measure of the polarity of a bond or molecule, a measured dipole moment refers to the dipole moment of an entire molecule.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Endothermic

Describes processes that absorb heat energy.

Standard Molar Enthalphy of Formation

The amount of heat absorbed in the formation of one mole of a substance in a specified state from its elements in their standard states.

Enantiomer

One of the two mirror-image forms of an optically active molecule.

Coulometry

The quantitative application of Faraday's Law to the analysis of materials. The current and time are the usual variables measured.

Molecular Formula

Formula that indicates the actual number of atoms present in a molecule of a molecular substance.

Ostwald Process

A process for the industrial production of nitrogen oxide and nitric acid from ammonia and oxygen.