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Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

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Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

pH

Negative logarithm of the concentration (mol/L) of the H3O+[H+] ion, scale is commonly used over a range 0 to 14.

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

xylidine

Any of six isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N, are derivatives of xylene, and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.

Ioniztion

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

Lewis Acid

Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

Breeder Reactor

A nuclear reactor that produces more fissionable nuclear fuel than it consumes.

Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.