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Solid triester of glycerol and (mostly) saturated fatty acids.

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Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO)

A person or employee who is qualified by training or experience to provide technical guidance in the development and implementations of the provisions of a Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

Conjugate Acid-base Pair

In Bronsted-Lowry terminology, a reactant and product that differ by a proton, H+.

Ester

A Compound of the general formula R-C-O-R1 where R and R1 may be the same or different, and may be either aliphatic or aromatic.

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Benzene and its derivatives.

Lanthanide Contraction

A decrease in the radii of the elements following the lanthanides compared to what would be expected if there were no f-transition metals.

Evaporization

Vaporization of a liquid below its boiling point.

Manometer

A two-armed barometer.

Thermal Cracking

Decomposition by heating a substance in the presence of a catalyst and in the absence of air.

 

Heat

A form of energy that flows between two samples of matter because of their differences in temperature.

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.