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

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Mechanism

The sequence of steps by which reactants are converted into products.

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

Metallurgy

Refers to the overall processes by which metals are extracted from ores.

Vapor

A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

Double Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of four electrons (two pairs) between two atoms.

Eutrophication

The undesirable overgrowth of vegetation caused by high concentrates of plant nutrients in bodies of water.

Essential Oil

A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.