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The indicator of spontaneity of a process at constnt T and P. If delta-G is negative, the process is spontaneous.

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Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.

xylidine

Any of six isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N, are derivatives of xylene, and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.

Insulator

Poor electric and heat conductor.

Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Yellowcake

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

Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Matter

Anything that has mass and occupies space.

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

Critical Temperature

The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, the temperature above which a substance cannot exhibit distinct gas and liquid phases.

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.