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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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Compound

A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.

Rate of Reaction

Change in the concentration of a reactant or product per unit time.

Charle's Law

At constant pressure the volume occupied by a definite mass of gas is directly proportional to its absolute temperature.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Safranine

Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.

Temperature

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

Ternary Compound

A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings.

Nuclear Reaction

Involves a change in the composition of a nucleus and can evolve or absorb an extraordinarily large amount of energy.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.