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The unit used to express dipole moments.

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Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

Intermolecular Forces

Forces between individual particles (atoms, molecules, ions) of a substance.

Oxidizing Agent

The substance that oxidizes another substance and is reduced.

Boyle's Law

At constant temperature the volume occupied by a definite mass of a gas is inversely proportional to the applied pressure.

Photochemical Oxidants

Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

Electrolytic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

Gel

Colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid, a semirigid solid.

Amine

Derivatives of ammonia in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups.

Nucleus

The very small, very dense, positively charged center of an atom containing protons and neutrons, as well as other subatomic particles.

Eutrophication

The undesirable overgrowth of vegetation caused by high concentrates of plant nutrients in bodies of water.