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A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles do not settle out.

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Amphiprotism

Ability of a substance to exhibit amphiprotism by accepting donated protons.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Dimer

Molecule formed by combination of two smaller (identical) molecules.

Periodic Law

The properties of the elements are periodic functions of their atomic numbers.

Metallurgy

Refers to the overall processes by which metals are extracted from ores.

Fluorescence

Absorption of high energy radiation by a substance and subsequent emission of visible light.

Neutralization

The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

Monoprotic Acid

Acid that can form only one hydronium ion per molecule, may be strong or weak. Acid that contains one ionizable hydrogen atom per formula unit.

Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.