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The reaction of a substance with water or its ions.

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Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Handmade crystal glass as a work of art

In order for the colored crystal to open in all its beauty and sparkle with every face natural light is required. Handmade crystal glass has specific tactile and aesthetic properties - it is pleasant to touch, it seems to radiate heat. To appreciate the quality and beauty of such things, of course, it is not enough to look at the picture.

Electroplating

Plating a metal onto a (cathodic) surface by electrolysis.

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.

Nonpolar Bond

Covalent bond in which electron density is symmetrically distributed.

Solvent

The dispersing medium of a solution.

Continuous Spectrum

Spectrum that contains all wave-lengths in a specified region of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Metalloids

Elements with properties intermediate between metals and nonmetals: B, Al, Si, Ge, As, Sb, Te, Po, and At.

Fast Neutron

A neutron ejected at high kinetic energy in a nuclear reaction.

Spectral Line

Any of a number of lines corresponding to definite wavelengths of an atomic emission or absorption spectrum, represents the energy difference between two energy levels.