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Chemical bonding resulting from the transfer of one or more electrons from one atom or a group of atoms to another.

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Saccharate

A compound formed by interaction of sucrose with a metallic oxide, usually lime, and useful in the purification of sugar.

 

Equation of State

An equation that describes the behavior of matter in a given state, the van der Waals equation describes the behavior of the gaseous state.

Fossil Fuels

Substances consisting largely of hydrocarbons, derived from decay of organic materials under geological conditions of high pressure and temperature (metamorphism) include coal, petroleum, natural gas, peat and oil shale.  For further information see Fuel Chemistry

Enthalpy

The heat content of a specific amount of substance, defined as E= PV.

Distillate

The material in a distillation apparatus that is collected in the receiver.

 

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Ligand

A Lewis base in a coordination compound.

Composition Stoichiometry

Descibes the quantitative (mass) relationships among elements in compounds.

Yellowcake

The solid form of mixed uranium oxide, which is produced from uranium ore in the uranium recovery (milling) process.

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.