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Contact Process

Industrial process by which sulfur trioxide and sulfuric acid are produced from sulfur dioxide.

Vapor

A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

xanthene dye

Any of a group of dyes having a molecular structure related to that of xanthene in which the aromatic (C6H4) groups are the chromophore.

 

Isotopes

Two or more forms of atoms of the same element with different masses, atoms containing the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.

Salt Bridge

A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.

Dumas Method

A method used to determine the molecular weights of volatile liquids.

Moderator

A substance such as hydrogen, deuterium, oxygen or paraffin capable of slowing fast nuetrons upon collision.

Conjugate Acid-base Pair

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

Exothermic

Describes processes that release heat energy.