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

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Potential Energy

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

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.

Lewis Dot Formula (Electron Dot Formula)

Representation of the core of a molecule, ion or formula unit by showing atomic symbols and only outer shell electrons.

Solvent

The dispersing medium of a solution.

Homogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in the same phase (solid, liquid or gas) as the reactants. The process is called Homogeneous Catalysis.

Hund's Rule

All orbitals of a given sublevel must be occupied by single electrons before pairing begins.

Denatured

A commercial term used to describe ethanol that has been rendered unfit for human consumption because of the addition of harmful ingredients to make it sales tax-expempt.

 

Neutron

A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

Yellowcake

The solid form of mixed uranium oxide, which is produced from uranium ore in the uranium recovery (milling) process.

Line Spectrum

An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.