The absorption of heat by a system as the process occurs.
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A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.
The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.
The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.
The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.
The temperature at which liquid and solid coexist in equilibrium, also the freezing point.
Coordination Compound or Complex
A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.
A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.
Description of a chemical reaction by placing the formulas of the reactants on the left and the formulas of products on the right of an arrow.
Resistance offered by the molecules of a liquid to flow is termed as viscosity.
A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.
Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.
Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.
A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.
The undesirable overgrowth of vegetation caused by high concentrates of plant nutrients in bodies of water.
The arrangement of atoms (not lone pairs of electrons) around a central atom of a molecule or polyatomic ion.
A change in which one or more new substances are formed.
A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.
An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.
A tube having a very small inside diameter.
The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.