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Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

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Inert s-pair Effect

Characteristic of the post-transition minerals, tendency of the outermost s electrons to remain nonionized or un shared in compounds.

Dilution

Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.

Dipole-dipole Interactions

Attractive interactions between polar molecules, that is, between molecules with permanent dipoles.

Oxidizing Agent

The substance that oxidizes another substance and is reduced.

Melting Point

The temperature at which liquid and solid coexist in equilibrium, also the freezing point.

Displacement Reactions

Reactions in which one element displaces another from a compound.

 

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

It is impossible to determine accurately both the momentum and position of an electron simultaneously.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Functional Group

A group of atoms that represents a potential reaction site in an organic compound.

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