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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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Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

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Composition Stoichiometry

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

Neutron

A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

Carcinogen

A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.

 

Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.

Activity of a component of ideal mixture

A dimensionless quantity whose magnitude is: equal to molar concentration in an ideal solution, equal to partial pressure in an ideal gas mixture, and defined as 1 for pure solids or liquids.

Primary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that cannot be recharged, no further chemical reaction is possible once the reactants are consumed.

Heat Capacity

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body (of any mass) one degree Celsius.

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.