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

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Polarization

The buildup of a product of oxidation or a reduction of an electrode, preventing further reaction.

Critical Temperature

The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, the temperature above which a substance cannot exhibit distinct gas and liquid phases.

Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

Low Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an inner orbital complex, contains electrons paired t2g orbitals before eg orbitals are occupied in octahedral complexes.

Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Spectrochemical Series

Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.

Total Ionic Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction written to show the predominant form of all species in aqueous solution or in contact with water.

Distilland

The material in a distillation apparatus that is to be distilled.

Faraday

One faraday of electricity corresponds to the charge on 6.022 x 1023 electrons, or 96,487.301 coulombs.