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Compartment in which the oxidation or reduction half-reaction occurs in a voltaic cell.

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Molarity

Number of moles of solute per litre of solution.

Alkaline Earth Metals

Group IIA metals

Standard Entropy

The absolute entropy of a substance in its standard state at 298 K.

Overlap

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

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Emission Spectrum

Spectrum associated with emission of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from electronic transitions from higher to lower energy states.

 

Law of Conservation of Matter

There is no detectable change in the quantity of matter during an ordinary chemical reaction.

Secondary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that can be recharged, original reactanats can be regenerated be reversing the direction of the current flow.

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).