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One of the two mirror-image forms of an optically active molecule.

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Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Condensed Phases

The liquid and solid phases, phases in which particles interact strongly.

Electrophile

Positively charged or electron-deficient.

Specific Heat

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

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Radioactive Dating

Method of dating ancient objects by determining the ratio of amounts of mother and daughter nuclides present in an object and relating the ratio to the object?s age via half-life calculations.

Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

Dipole Moment

The product of the distance separating opposite charges of equal magnitude of the charge, a measure of the polarity of a bond or molecule, a measured dipole moment refers to the dipole moment of an entire molecule.

Electron

A subatomic particle having a mass of 0.00054858 amu and a charge of 1-.

Effective Collisons

Collision between molecules resulting in a reaction, one in which the molecules collide with proper relative orientations and sufficient energy to react.