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Ions resulting from the formation of coordinate covalent bonds between simple ions and other ions or molecules.

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Antibonding Orbital

A molecular orbital higher in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons, denoted with a star (*) superscript or symbol.

Entropy

A thermodynamic state or property that measures the degree of disorder or randomness of a system.

Solvent

The dispersing medium of a solution.

Accuracy

How closely a measured value agrees with the correct value.

Three ways to make patina at home

The first way is ammonia patination. To do this, take a plastic container. Put a couple of paper or ordinary towels at the bottom. Moisten them with ammonia. Then sprinkle with large table salt.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

Element

A substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by chemical means.

Optical Activity

The rotation of plane polarized light by one of a pair of optical isomers.

 

Energy

The capacity to do work or transfer heat.

Electromagnetic Radiation

Energy that is propagated by means of electric and magnetic fields that oscillate in directions perpendicular to the direction of travel of the energy.