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A series of compounds in which each member differs from the next by a specific number and kind of atoms.

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Bond Energy

The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds of a given kind (in gas phase).The amount of energy necessary to break one mole of bonds in a substance, dissociating the sustance in the gaseous state into atoms of its elements in the gaseous state.

Equivalence Point

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

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.

Safranine

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

Geiger counter

A gas filled tube which discharges electriaclly when ionizing radiation passes through it.

Heterogeneous Equilibria

Equilibria involving species in more than one phase.

Matter

Anything that has mass and occupies space.

Inner Orbital Complex

Valence bond designation for a complex in which the metal ion utilizes d orbitals for one shell inside the outermost occupied shell in its hybridization.

Fast Neutron

A neutron ejected at high kinetic energy in a nuclear reaction.

Carcinogen

A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.