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Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Solubility Product Constant

Equilibrium constant that applies to the dissolution of a slightly soluble compound.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Metallic Bonding

Bonding within metals due to the electrical attraction of positively charges metal ions for mobile electrons that belong to the crystal as a whole.

Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory

Assumes that electron pairs are arranged around the central element of a molecule or polyatomic ion so that there is maximum separation (and minimum repulsion) among regions of high electron density.

 

Fast Neutron

A neutron ejected at high kinetic energy in a nuclear reaction.