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Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Crystalline Solid

A solid characterized by a regular, ordered arrangement of particles.

Ideal Solution

A solution that obeys Raoult's Law exactly.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Fuel Cells

Voltaic cells in which the reactants (usually gases) are supplied continuously.
A voltaic cell that converts the chemical energy of a fuel and an oxidizing agent directly into electriacl energy on a continuous basis.

Effective Molality

The sum of the molalities of all solute particles in a solution.

Temperature

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

Atomic Orbital

Region or volume in space in which the probability of finding electrons is highest.

Atomic Mass Unit (amu)

One twelfth of a mass of an atom of the carbon-12 isotope, a unit used for stating atomic and formula weights, also called dalton.

Ore

A natural deposit containing a mineral of an element to be extracted.