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Vaporization of a liquid below its boiling point.

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Ioniztion

The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.

 

Thermodynamics

The study of the energy transfers accompanying physical and chemical processes.

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.

Amorphous Solid

A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

Radical

An atom or group of atoms that contains one or more unpaired electrons (usually very reactive species)

Homogeneous Mixture

A mixture which has uniform composition and properties throughout.

Aufbau ('building up') Principle

Describes the order in which electrons fill orbitals in atoms.