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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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Artificial Transmutation

An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.

Cation

A positive ion, an atom or group of atoms that has lost one or more electrons.

Strong Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity well in a dilute aqueous solution.

 

Inert s-pair Effect

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

Spectator Ions

Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

Supersaturated Solution

A solution that contains a higher than saturation concentration of solute, slight disturbance or seeding causes crystallization of excess solute.

Galvanizing

Placing a thin layer of zinc on a ferrous material to protect the underlying surface from corrosion.

 

Square Planar

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and four atoms at the corners of a square.

Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Electrophile

Positively charged or electron-deficient.