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The ratio of the change in length or volumen of a body to the original lengthor volume for a unit change in temperature.

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Law of Conservation of Energy

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

Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Boyle's Law

At constant temperature the volume occupied by a definite mass of a gas is inversely proportional to the applied pressure.

Supersaturated Solution

A solution that contains a higher than saturation concentration of solute, slight disturbance or seeding causes crystallization of excess solute.

xylidine

Any of six isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N, are derivatives of xylene, and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.

Copper

Discovered : known to ancient civilisations
Origin : The name is derived from 'Cuprum', the Latin name for Cyprus.

Boiling Point Elevation

The increase in the boiling point of a solvent caused by the dissolution of a nonvolatile solute.

Effective Collisons

Collision between molecules resulting in a reaction, one in which the molecules collide with proper relative orientations and sufficient energy to react.

 

Homologous Series

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

Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.