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The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

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Condensed States

The solid and liquid states.

Mass Deficiency

The amount of matter that would be converted into energy if an atom were formed from constituent particles.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

Molecular Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction in which all formulas are written as if all substances existed as molecules, only complete formulas are used.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Foam

Colloidal suspension of a gas in a liquid.

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Potential Energy

Energy that matter possesses by virtue of its position, condition or composition.

Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)

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.