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

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Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Cathodic Protection

Protection of a metal (making ir a cathode) against corrosion by attaching it to a sacrifical anode of a more easily oxidized metal.

Radiation

High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

Central Atom

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

Photoelectric Effect

Emission of an electron from the surface of a metal caused by impinging electromagnetic radiation of certain minimum energy, current increases with increasing intensity of radiation.

 

Saturated Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons that contain only single bonds. They are also called alkanes or paraffin hydrocarbons.

Molecular Orbital Theory

A theory of chemical bonding based upon the postulated existence of molecular orbitals.

Percent Purity

The percent of a specified compound or element in an impure sample.