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A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.

 

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Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Energy

The capacity to do work or transfer heat.

xylene

Any of three oily, colorless, water-insoluble, flammable, toxic, isomeric liquids, C8H10, of the benzene series, obtained mostly from coal tar: used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.

Half-Reaction

Either the oxidation part or the reduction part of a redox reaction.

Colloid

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles do not settle out.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Phase Diagram

Diagram that shows equilibrium temperature-pressure relationships for different phases of a substance.

Joule

A unit of energy in the SI system. One joule is 1 kg. m2/s2 which is also 0.2390 calorie.

Extensive Property

A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.