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A state of dynamic balance in which the rates of forward and reverse reactions are equal, there is no net change in concentrations of reactants or products while a system is at equilibrium.

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Pairing

A favourable interaction of two electrons with opposite m , values in the same orbital.

Use of diamonds

Diamond is a crystalline modification of pure carbon formed in the deep interior of the Earth, in the upper mantle at depths of more than 80-100 kilometers, at exceptionally high pressure and temperature. It is the most precious stone, the hardest and most wear-resistant mineral, the most brilliant and timeless gem.

Antibonding Orbital

A molecular orbital higher in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons, denoted with a star (*) superscript or symbol.

Mass Deficiency

The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.

Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

Band

A series of very closely spaced, nearly continuous molecular orbitals that belong to the crystal as a whole.

Molecular Orbital

An orbit resulting from overlap and mixing of atomic orbitals on different atoms. An MO belongs to the molecule as a whole.

Exothermic

Describes processes that release heat energy.

Saponification

Hydrolysis of esters in the presence of strong soluable bases.