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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.

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Potential Energy

Energy that matter possesses by virtue of its position, condition or composition.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Creating Malachite egg

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All Chemicals - Chemical Glossary

The Chemical Glossary currently has 651 chemical entries. You may search the Chemical Glossary by entering the keyword in the search box or by browsing the entire chemical glossary by letter in alphabetical order.

Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

First Law of Thermodynamics

The total amount of energy in the universe is constant (also known as the Law of Conservation of Energy) energy is neither created nor destroyed in ordinary chemical reactions and physical changes.

Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Single Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of two electrons (one pair) between two atoms.

Tetrahedral

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in center and four atoms at the corners of a tetrahedron.

Coordination Sphere

The metal ion and its coordinating ligands but not any uncoordinated counter-ions.