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An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

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Stereoisomers

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

 

Donor Atom

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

Crystal Field Stabilization Energy

A measure of the net energy of stabilization gained by a metal ion's nonbonding d electrons as a result of complex formation.

Activity of a component of ideal mixture

A dimensionless quantity whose magnitude is: equal to molar concentration in an ideal solution, equal to partial pressure in an ideal gas mixture, and defined as 1 for pure solids or liquids.

Hydrolysis Constant

An equilibrium constant for a hydrolysis reaction.

Polymerization

The combination of many small molecules to form large molecules.

Photochemical Oxidants

Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Dextrorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise, also called dextro.

Silicones

Polymeric organosilicon compounds, contain individual or cross-linked Si-O chains or rings in which some oxygens of SiO4 tetrahedra are replaced by other groups.