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Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

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Basic Anhydride

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

Galvanizing

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

 

Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Bonding Orbital

A molecular orbit lower in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends stability to a molecule or ion when populated with electron.

Polyene

A compound that contains more than one double bond per molecule.

Equilibrium Constant

A quantity that characterizes the position of equilibrium for a reversible reaction, its magnitude is equal to the mass action expression at equilibrium. K varies with temperature.

Amine

Derivatives of ammonia in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups.

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Film badge

A small patch of photographic film worn on clothing to detect and measure accumulated incident ionizing radiation.

History of diamonds

Diamond has been known for about 5 thousand years. Historians suggest that it was first discovered in India in river placers. It has long been credited with magical properties, and the largest famous crystals and products from them are shrouded in a halo of mystical legends.