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Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

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Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.

Distillate

The material in a distillation apparatus that is collected in the receiver.

 

Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

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.

Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Handmade crystal glass as a work of art

In order for the colored crystal to open in all its beauty and sparkle with every face natural light is required. Handmade crystal glass has specific tactile and aesthetic properties - it is pleasant to touch, it seems to radiate heat. To appreciate the quality and beauty of such things, of course, it is not enough to look at the picture.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.