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A neutron ejected at high kinetic energy in a nuclear reaction.

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Electrode Potentials

Potentials, E, of half-reactions as reductions versus the standard hydrogen electrode.

Common Ion Effect

Suppression of ionization of a weak electrolyte by the presence in the same solution of a strong electrolyte containing one of the same ions as the weak electrolyte.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Pineapple literally "erodes" the tongue

Everyone who has ever tried fresh pineapple knows that if you eat too much, your lips and tongue hurt for a while. This is because the pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain. This enzyme literally "erodes" the tongue.

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Radiation

High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

Osmotic Pressure

The hydrostatic pressure produced on the surface of a semipermable membrane by osmosis.

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Molecular Formula

Formula that indicates the actual number of atoms present in a molecule of a molecular substance.

xenon hexafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF6, that melts at 50°C to a yellow liquid, and boils at 75°C.