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Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

Fatty Acids

An aliphatic acid, many can obtained from animal fats.

Allotropes

Different forms of the same element in the same physical state.

Curie (Ci)

The basic unit used to describe the intensity of radioactivity in a sample of material. One curie equals 37 billion disintegrations per second or approximately the amount of radioactivty given off by 1 gram of radium.

Outer Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals in the outermost (occupied) shell in hybridization.

Safranine

Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.

Boiling Point

The temperature at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to the applied pressure, also the condensation point

Precipitate

An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

Energy

The capacity to do work or transfer heat.

Electronic Transition

The transfer of an electron from one energy level to another.