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A piece of volumetric glassware, usually graduated in 0.1-mL intervals, that is used to deliver solutions to be used in titrations in a quantitative (dropwise) manner.

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Bond Order

Half the numbers of electrons in bonding orbitals minus half the number of electrons in antibonding orbitals. Bond order gives an indication to the stability of a bond. Also defined as the difference between the number of bonding electrons and antibonding electrons divided by two.

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Nonelectrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions do not conduct electricity.

Optical Isomers

Stereoisomers that differ only by being nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other, like right and left hands, also called enantiomers.

Radioactive Dating

Method of dating ancient objects by determining the ratio of amounts of mother and daughter nuclides present in an object and relating the ratio to the object?s age via half-life calculations.

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.

Freezing Point Depression

The decrease in the freezing point of a solvent caused by the presence of a solute.ing Point

Colligative Properties

Physical properties of solutions that depend upon the number but not the kind of solute particles present.

Dosimeter

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

Avogadro's Law

At the same temperature and pressure, equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules.