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Industrial process by which sulfur trioxide and sulfuric acid are produced from sulfur dioxide.

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Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Paramagnetism

Attraction toward a magnetic field, stronger than diamagnetism, but still weak compared to ferromagnetism.

Central Atom

An atom in a molecule or polyatomic ion that is bonded to more than one other atom.

Avogadro's Number

The number (6.022x10^23) of atoms, molecules or particles found in exactly 1 mole of substance.

Denaturation

A process pertaining to a change in structure of a protein form regular to irregular arrangement of the polypeptide chains.

Covalent Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.

Halogens

Group VIIA elements: F, Cl, Br, I

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.

Crystal Field Stabilization Energy

A measure of the net energy of stabilization gained by a metal ion's nonbonding d electrons as a result of complex formation.

Homogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in the same phase (solid, liquid or gas) as the reactants. The process is called Homogeneous Catalysis.