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A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.

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Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Overlap

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

Fractional Distillation

The process in which a fractioning column is used in distillation apparatus to separate components of a liquid mixture that have different boiling points.

Sublimation

The direct vaporization of a sold by heating without passing through the liquid state.

Equivalence Point

The point at which chemically equivalent amounts of reactants have reacted.

Denatured

A commercial term used to describe ethanol that has been rendered unfit for human consumption because of the addition of harmful ingredients to make it sales tax-expempt.

 

Electroplating

Plating a metal onto a (cathodic) surface by electrolysis.

Integrated Rate Equation

An equation giving the concentration of a reactant remaining after a specified time, has different mathematical form for different orders of reactants.

First Law of Thermodynamics

The total amount of energy in the universe is constant (also known as the Law of Conservation of Energy) energy is neither created nor destroyed in ordinary chemical reactions and physical changes.