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Theory of reaction rates that states that effective collisions between reactant molecules must occur in order for the reaction to occur.

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Safranine

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

Standard Molar Volume

The volume occupied by one mole of an ideal gas under standard conditions, 22.4liters.

Oxide

A binary compound of oxygen.

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Use of diamonds

Diamond is a crystalline modification of pure carbon formed in the deep interior of the Earth, in the upper mantle at depths of more than 80-100 kilometers, at exceptionally high pressure and temperature. It is the most precious stone, the hardest and most wear-resistant mineral, the most brilliant and timeless gem.

Amorphous Solid

A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

Third Law of Thermodynamics

The entropy of a hypothetical pure, perfect, crystalline sustance at absolute zero temperature is zero.

Boiling Point Elevation

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

Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.