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The liquid and solid phases, phases in which particles interact strongly.

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Insulator

Poor electric and heat conductor.

Molecular Weight

The mass of one molecule of a nonionic substance in atomic mass units.

Vapor Pressure

The particle pressure of a vapor at the surface of its parent liquid.

Nuclear Binding Energy

Energy equivalent of the mass deficiency, energy released in the formation of an atom from the subatomic particles.

 

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Element

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

Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings.

Coordination Number

In describing crystals, the number of nearest neighbours of an atom or ion. The number of donor atoms coordinated to a metal.

Molecular Orbital

An orbit resulting from overlap and mixing of atomic orbitals on different atoms. An MO belongs to the molecule as a whole.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.