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Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

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Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Distilland

The material in a distillation apparatus that is to be distilled.

Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.

Enantiomer

One of the two mirror-image forms of an optically active molecule.

Safranine

Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.

Corrosion

Oxidation of metals in the presence of air and moisture.

Nitric Acid

HNO3: A strong acid, it is toxic and can cause severe burns. Transparent colorless or yellowish, fuming, suffocating, caustic and corrosive liquid. Nitric acid boiling point is 83C. A 70 percent solution is used in the S.S.E. laboratory for junction depth measurements. Nitric acid is also present in the metal etch solution used for the Aluminum etch procedure.

Barometer

A device for measuring pressure.

Cathode

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

Equilibrium Constant

A quantity that characterizes the position of equilibrium for a reversible reaction, its magnitude is equal to the mass action expression at equilibrium. K varies with temperature.