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A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings at constant volume.

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Mechanism

The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

Lewis Acid

Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.

Inhibitory Catalyst

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

Extrapolate

To estimate the value of a result outside the range of a series of known values. Technique used in standard additions calibration procedure.

Artificial Transmutation

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

Central Atom

An atom in a molecule or polyatomic ion that is bonded to more than one other atom.

Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.

Anion

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