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Compounds with different arrangements of groups on either side of a bond with restricted rotation, such as a double bond or a single bond in a ring, for example cis-trans isomers of certain alkenes. Stereoisomers that are not mirror images of each other, also known as position isomers.

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Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Cathode

Electrode at which reduction occurs in a cathode ray tube, the negative electrode.

Ketone

Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.

Endothermicity

The absorption of heat by a system as the process occurs.

Coulometry

The quantitative application of Faraday's Law to the analysis of materials. The current and time are the usual variables measured.

Eluant or eluent

The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.

 

Complex Ions

Ions resulting from the formation of coordinate covalent bonds between simple ions and other ions or molecules.

Avogadro's Law

At the same temperature and pressure, equal volumes of all gases contain the same number of molecules.

Harmful Chemicals Found In Food

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Salinometer

An instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution. Also,"salimeter, salometer."