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

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Ozone

We breathe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, consuming about 25 kg of air every day. It turns out that we practically predetermine our health by the air we breathe.

Coordinate Covalent Bond

A covalent bond in which both shared electrons are donated by the same atom, a bond between a Lewis base and a Lewis acid.

Fast Neutron

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

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.

Faraday

One faraday of electricity corresponds to the charge on 6.022 x 1023 electrons, or 96,487.301 coulombs.

Faraday's Law of Electrolysis

One equivalent weight of a substance is produced at each electrode during the passage of 96,487 coulombs of charge through an electrolytic cell.

Manometer

A two-armed barometer.

Nitrogenases

A class of enzymes found in bacteria within root nodules in some plants, which catalyze reactions by which N2 molecules from the air are converted to ammonia.

 

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Dimer

Molecule formed by combination of two smaller (identical) molecules.