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A solid compound that contains a definite percentage of bound water.

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Eluant or eluent

The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.

 

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

Copper

Discovered : known to ancient civilisations
Origin : The name is derived from 'Cuprum', the Latin name for Cyprus.

Cathode Ray Tube

Closed glass tube containing a gas under low pressure, with electrodes near the ends and a luminescent screen at the end near the positive electrode, produces cathode rays when high voltage is applied.

Ternary Compound

A compound consisting of three elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Electron Deficient Compounds

Compounds that contain at least one atom (other than H) that shares fewer than eight electrons.

Structural Isomers

Compounds that contain the same number of the same kinds of atoms in different geometric arrangements.

Voltage

Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

Spectator Ions

Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

Equivalent Weight

An oxidizing or reducing agent, who's mass gains (oxidizing agents) or loses (reducing agents) 6.022 x 1023 electrons in a redox reaction.
The mass of an acid or base that furnishes or reacts with 6.022 x 1023 H3O+ or OH- ions.