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Ostwald Process

A process for the industrial production of nitrogen oxide and nitric acid from ammonia and oxygen.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

Electrolytic Conduction

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

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

Anode

In a cathode ray tube, the positive electrode. Electrode at which oxidation occurs.

Molecule

The smallest particle of an element or compound capable of a stable, independent existence.

Displacement Reactions

Reactions in which one element displaces another from a compound.

 

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Hydride

A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

Crystalline Solid

A solid characterized by a regular, ordered arrangement of particles.