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Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.

Energy

The capacity to do work or transfer heat.

Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons that contain double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

ytterbia

Ytterbia is a colorless compound, Yb2O3, used in certain alloys and ceramics. Also known as ytterbium oxide.

Dispersing Medium

The solvent-like phase in a colloid.

Critical Pressure

The pressure required to liquefy a gas (vapor) at its critical temperature.

Atomic Mass Unit (amu)

One twelfth of a mass of an atom of the carbon-12 isotope, a unit used for stating atomic and formula weights, also called dalton.