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

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Donor Atom

A ligand atom whose electrons are shared with a Lewis acid.

Binary Compound

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

Molecular Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction in which all formulas are written as if all substances existed as molecules, only complete formulas are used.

What are Compound Microscopes?

Most of the microscopes used today are compound. A compound microscope features two or more lenses. A hollow cylinder called the tube connects the two lenses.

The top lens, the one people look through, is called the eyepiece. The bottom lens is known as the objective lens. Below the two lenses is the stage, with the illuminator below that.

Ostwald Process

A process for the industrial production of nitrogen oxide and nitric acid from ammonia and oxygen.

Safranine

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

Element

A substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by chemical means.

Kinetic Energy

Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Differential Thermometer

A thermometer used for accurate measurement of very small changes in temperature.