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Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

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A brief history of dyeing fabrics

 Dyeing fabrics is giving the fibers a homogeneous color that has a certain degree of strength. The methods of dyeing are very diverse, depending on the properties of the dyes and the dyed fibers.

Fossil Fuels

Substances consisting largely of hydrocarbons, derived from decay of organic materials under geological conditions of high pressure and temperature (metamorphism) include coal, petroleum, natural gas, peat and oil shale.  For further information see Fuel Chemistry

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Tyndall Effect

The scattering of light by colloidal particles.

Molality

Concentration expressed as number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent.

Copper

Discovered : known to ancient civilisations
Origin : The name is derived from 'Cuprum', the Latin name for Cyprus.

Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.

Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.