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The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.

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Geiger counter

A gas filled tube which discharges electriaclly when ionizing radiation passes through it.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.

Differential Thermometer

A thermometer used for accurate measurement of very small changes in temperature.

Equation of State

An equation that describes the behavior of matter in a given state, the van der Waals equation describes the behavior of the gaseous state.

Homologous Series

A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

Joule

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

Alkylbenzene

A compound containing an alkyl group bonded to a benzene ring.

Electromagnetic Radiation

Energy that is propagated by means of electric and magnetic fields that oscillate in directions perpendicular to the direction of travel of the energy.

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.