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Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Dissociation

In aqueous solution, the process in which a solid ionic compound separates into its ions.

Suspension

A heterogeneous mixture in which solute-like particles settle out of solvent-like phase some time after their introduction.

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.

Neutralization

The reaction of an acid with a base to form a salt and water. Usually, the reaction of hydrogen ions with hydrogen ions to form water molecules.

Ferromagnetism

The ability of a substance to become permanently magnetized by exposure to an external magnetic field.

Coke

An impure form of carbon obtained by destructive distillation of coal or petroleum.

Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

Reaction Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.

Foam

Colloidal suspension of a gas in a liquid.