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A technique for observing the temperature, direction, and magnitude of thermally induced transitions in a material by heating/cooling a sample and comparing its temperature with that of an inert reference material under similar conditions.

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Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Leclanche Cell

A common type of dry cell.

A brief history of dyeing fabrics

 Dyeing fabrics is giving the fibers a homogeneous color that has a certain degree of strength. The methods of dyeing are very diverse, depending on the properties of the dyes and the dyed fibers.

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

Electrodes

Surfaces upon which oxidation and reduction half-reactions, occur in electrochemical cells.

Antibonding Orbital

A molecular orbital higher in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons, denoted with a star (*) superscript or symbol.

Dissociation

In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.

Carbanion

An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

Lewis Dot Formula (Electron Dot Formula)

Representation of the core of a molecule, ion or formula unit by showing atomic symbols and only outer shell electrons.