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Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

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Mass Number

The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in an atom, an integer.

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Composition Stoichiometry

Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.

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Electrolytic Cells

Electrochemical cells in which electrical energy causes nospontaneous redox reactions to occur. An electrochemical cell in which chemical reactions are forced to occur by the application of an outside source of electrical energy.

Mole Fraction

The number of moles of a component of a mixture divided by the total number of moles in the mixture.

 

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

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