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Forces between individual particles (atoms, molecules, ions) of a substance.

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Cathode

Electrode at which reduction occurs in a cathode ray tube, the negative electrode.

Voltage

Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

Metathesis Reactions

Reactions in which two compounds react to form two new compounds, with no changes in oxidation number. Reactions in which the ions of two compounds exchange partners.

 

Heat of Condensation

The amount of heat that must be removed from one gram of a vapor at it's condensation point to condense the vapour with no change in temperature.

Atomic Mass Unit (amu)

One twelfth of a mass of an atom of the carbon-12 isotope, a unit used for stating atomic and formula weights, also called dalton.

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Exothermic

Describes processes that release heat energy.

Salinometer

An instrument for measuring the amount of salt in a solution. Also,"salimeter, salometer."

Adhesive Forces

Forces of attraction between a liquid and another surface.

Phenol

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