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

 

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Conjugate Acid-base Pair

In Bronsted-Lowry terminology, a reactant and product that differ by a proton, H+.

Molar Solubility

Number of moles of a solute that dissolve to produce a litre of saturated solution.

Polar Bond

Covalent bond in which there is an unsymmetrical distribution of electron density.

Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Cell Potential

Potential difference, Ecell, between oxidation and reduction half-cells under nonstandard conditions.

 

Optical Isomers

Stereoisomers that differ only by being nonsuperimposable mirror images of each other, like right and left hands, also called enantiomers.

Cathode

Electrode at which reduction occurs in a cathode ray tube, the negative electrode.

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

A technique for measuring the temperature, direction, and magnitude of thermal transitions in a sample material by heating/cooling and comparing the amount of energy required to maintain its rate of temperature increase or decrease with an inert reference material under similar conditions.

History of diamonds

Diamond has been known for about 5 thousand years. Historians suggest that it was first discovered in India in river placers. It has long been credited with magical properties, and the largest famous crystals and products from them are shrouded in a halo of mystical legends.

Covalent Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly covalent bonds.