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Physical properties of solutions that depend upon the number but not the kind of solute particles present.

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Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

Cathodic Protection

Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Intermolecular Forces

Forces between individual particles (atoms, molecules, ions) of a substance.

Differential Thermometer

A thermometer used for accurate measurement of very small changes in temperature.

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Solvation

The process by which solvent molecules surround and interact with solute ions or molecules.

Central Atom

An atom in a molecule or polyatomic ion that is bonded to more than one other atom.