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Joule

A unit of energy in the SI system. One joule is 1 kg. m2/s2 which is also 0.2390 calorie.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Hydrogenation

The reaction in which hydrogen adds across a double or triple bond.

Effective Molality

The sum of the molalities of all solute particles in a solution.

Breeder Reactor

A nuclear reactor that produces more fissionable nuclear fuel than it consumes.

Neutralization

The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

Inhibitory Catalyst

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

Semiconductor

A substance that does not conduct electricity at low temperatures but does so at higher temperatures.

Active Metal

Metal with low ionization energy that loses electrons readily to form cations.