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A Compound of the general formula R-C-O-R1 where R and R1 may be the same or different, and may be either aliphatic or aromatic.

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Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Group

A vertical column in the periodic table, also called a family.

Primary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that cannot be recharged, no further chemical reaction is possible once the reactants are consumed.

Frequency

The number of repeating corresponding points on a wave that pass a given observation point per unit time.

Binding Energy (nuclear binding energy)

The energy equivalent (E = mc^2) of the mass deficiency of an atom.  where: E = is the energy in joules, m is the mass in kilograms, and c is the speed of light in m/s^2

Oxidation

An algebraic increase in the oxidation number, may correspond to a loss of electrons.

Photochemical Smog

A brownish smog occurring in urban areas receiving large amounts of sunlight, caused by photochemical (light-induced) reactions among nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons and other components of polluted air that produce photochemical oxidants.

 

Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among elements and compounds as they undergo chemical changes.

Ion

An atom or a group of atoms that carries an electric charge.