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

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xylic acid

Any of six colorless, crystalline, isomeric acids having the formula C9H10O2, derived from xylene.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Native State

Refers to the occurrence of an element in an uncombined or free state in nature.

 

Essential Oil

A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

Ground State

The lowest energy state or most stable state of an atom, molecule or ion.

Solvolysis

The reaction of a substance with the solvent in which it is dissolved.

xylan

The pentosan occurring in woody tissue that hydrolyzes to xylose: used as a source of furfural.

Salt Bridge

A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.