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Colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid, a semirigid solid.

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Continuous Spectrum

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

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.

Percentage Ionization

The percentage of the weak electrolyte that ionizes in a solution of given concentration.

Sigma Bonds

Bonds resulting from the head-on overlap of atomic orbitals, in which the region of electron sharing is along and (cylindrically) symmetrical to the imaginary line connecting the bonded atoms.

Charle's Law

At constant pressure the volume occupied by a definite mass of gas is directly proportional to its absolute temperature.

Lewis Acid

Any species that can accept a share in an electron pair.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Native State

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

 

Nonelectrolyte

A substance whose aqueous solutions do not conduct electricity.