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

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Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.

Why do copper products change color, and what is the name of the process?

Probably, every person wants to know, why over time the copper turns green and becomes bloomed. This is easy to explain: that film is called patina.

Equation of State

An equation that describes the behavior of matter in a given state, the van der Waals equation describes the behavior of the gaseous state.

DP number

The degree of polymerization, the average number of monomer units per polymer unit.

Compound

A substance of two or more elements in fixed proportions. Compounds can be decomposed into their constituent elements.

Surface Tension

It is the force in dynes acting along the surface of the liquid 1cm in length and perpendicular to it.

Periodic Table of Elements

An arrangement of elements in order of increasing atomic numbers that also emphasizes periodicity.

Degenerate

Of the same energy.

Reactants

Substances consumed in a chemical reaction.