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Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

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Bond Order

Half the numbers of electrons in bonding orbitals minus half the number of electrons in antibonding orbitals. Bond order gives an indication to the stability of a bond. Also defined as the difference between the number of bonding electrons and antibonding electrons divided by two.

Natural Radioactivity

Spontaneous decomposition of an atom.

Extrapolate

To estimate the value of a result outside the range of a series of known values. Technique used in standard additions calibration procedure.

Electron Affinity

The amount of energy absorbed in the process in which an electron is added to a neutral isolated gaseous atom to form a gaseous ion with a 1- charge, has a negative value if energy is released.

Diamagnetism

Weak repulsion by a magnetic field.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Transition State Theory

Theory of reaction rates that states that reactants pass through high-energy transition states before forming products.

Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

Fast Neutron

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

Linear Accelerator

A device used for accelerating charged particles along a straight line path.