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Either the oxidation part or the reduction part of a redox reaction.

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Carbonium ion

An orgainic ion carrying a positive charge on a carbon atom.

Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

Liquid Aerosol

Colloidal suspension of liquid in gas.

Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings.

Hard Water

Water containing Fe3+, Ca2+, and Mg2+ ions, which forms precipates with soap.

Peroxide

A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Nuclear Fission

The process in which a heavy nucleus splits into nuclei of intermediate masses and one or more protons are emitted.

Dipole Moment

The product of the distance separating opposite charges of equal magnitude of the charge, a measure of the polarity of a bond or molecule, a measured dipole moment refers to the dipole moment of an entire molecule.

Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)