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A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

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Dispersing Medium

The solvent-like phase in a colloid.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.

Low Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an inner orbital complex, contains electrons paired t2g orbitals before eg orbitals are occupied in octahedral complexes.

Why do copper products change color, and what is the name of the process?

Probably, every person wants to know, why over time the copper turns green and becomes bloomed. This is easy to explain: that film is called patina.

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Salicylaldehyde

An oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H6O2, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin.

Substitution Reaction

A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.

Ketone

Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Combination Reaction

Reaction in which two substances (elements or compounds) combine to form one compound.