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Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

Electrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.

 

Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

Valence Bond Theory

Assumes that covalent bonds are formed when atomic orbitals on different atoms overlap and the electrons are shared.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.

Oxidation-reduction Reactions

Reactions in which oxidation and reduction occur, also called redox reactions.

Diamagnetism

Weak repulsion by a magnetic field.

xylose

A colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.

Control Rods

Rods of materials such as cadmium or boron steel that act as neutron obsorbers (not merely moderaters) used in nuclear reactors to control neutron fluxes and therfore rates of fission.