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Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Ideal Solution

A solution that obeys Raoult's Law exactly.

Specific Gravity

The ratio of the density of a substance to the density of water.

Exothermicity

The release of heat by a system as a process occurs.

Formula

Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

S Orbital

A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Levorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light counterclockwise, also called levo.

Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

Hydrocarbons that contain double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.