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A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

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Coordination Isomers

Isomers involving exchanges of ligands between complex cation and complex anion of the same compound.

Dynamic Equilibrium

An equilibrium in which processes occur continuously, with no net change. When two (or more) processes occur at the same rate so that no net change occurs.

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

Molecular Orbital

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

Quantum Mechanics

Mathematical method of treating particles on the basis of quantum theory, which assumes that energy (of small particles) is not infinitely divisible.

Particulate Matter

Fine divided solid particles suspended in polluted air.

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Active Metal

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

Potential Energy

Energy that matter possesses by virtue of its position, condition or composition.