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Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

Tyndall Effect

The scattering of light by colloidal particles.

Hydrophilic Colloids

Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

Electrophile

Positively charged or electron-deficient.

Bubbles

Have you ever noticed that soap bubbles go up in winter and fall down in summer? The reason is that warm air is lighter than cold. And in winter the difference between the air temperature in the room (especially near the windows) and the one you exhale into the bubble is enough to overcome the heaviness of its shell.

Saccharic

of or derived from saccharin or a saccharine substance.

 

Standard Reaction

A reaction in which the numbers of moles of reactants shown in the balanced equation, all in their standard states, are completely converted to the numbers of moles of products shown in the balanced equation, also sall at their standard state.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

Pairing

A favourable interaction of two electrons with opposite m , values in the same orbital.