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Electron

A subatomic particle having a mass of 0.00054858 amu and a charge of 1-.

Atomic Number


Integral number of protons in the nucleus, defines the identity of element.
 

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Hydrolysis

The reaction of a substance with water or its ions.

Viscosity

Resistance offered by the molecules of a liquid to flow is termed as viscosity.

Saponification

Hydrolysis of esters in the presence of strong soluable bases.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.

Reducing Agent

The substance that reduces another substance and is oxidized.

S Orbital

A spherically symmetrical atomic orbital, one per energy level.

Overlap

The interaction of orbitals on different atoms in the same region of space.