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The reaction in which hydrogen adds across a double or triple bond.

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Ternary Acid

A ternary compound containing H, O, and another element, often a nonmetal.

Saturated Solution

Solution in which no more solute will dissolve.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Cis-Trans Isomerism

A type of geometrical isomerism related to the angles between like ligands.

Ionization

In aqueous solution, the process in which a molecular compound reacts with water and forms ions.

Ore

A natural deposit containing a mineral of an element to be extracted.

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Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Solubility Product Principle

The solubility product constant expression for a slightly soluble compound is the product of the concentrations of the constituent ions, each raised to the power that corresponds to the number of ions in one formula unit.

Leveling Effect

Effect by which all acids stronger than the acid that is characteristic of the solvent react with solvent to produce that acid, similar statement applies to bases. The strongest acid (base) that can exist in a given solvent is the acid (base) characteristic of the solvent.