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Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

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An isotope of hydrogen whose atoms are twice as massive as ordinary hydrogen,deuterion atoms contain both a proton and a neutron in the nucleus.

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Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Ligand

A Lewis base in a coordination compound.

Biodegradability

The ability of a substance to be broken down into simpler substances by bacteria.

 

Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.

Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Polymerization

The combination of many small molecules to form large molecules.

Molality

Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.