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Process that occurs in electrolytic cells.

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Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Hydrate Isomers

Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.

Clay

A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

xylose

A colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.

Mass

A measure of the amount of matter in an object. Mass is usually measured in grams or kilograms.

Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Distilland

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

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Half-Life

The time required for half of a reactant to be converted into product(s). The time required for half of a given sample to undergo radioactive decay.