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The breaking up of a compound into separate ions.

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Canal Ray

Stream of positively charged particles (cations) that moves toward the negative electrode in cathode ray tubes, observed to pass through canals in the negative electrode.

Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Explosive

A chemical or compound that causes a sudden, almost instantaneous release or pressure, gas, heat and light when subjected to sudden shock, pressure, high temperature or applied potential.

Alkynes

Unsaturated hydrocarbons that contain one or more carbon-carbon triple bonds.

Deposition

The direct solidification of a vapor by cooling, the reverse of sublimation.

Precipitate

An insoluble solid formed by mixing in solution the constituent ions of a slightly soluble solution.

Salicylaldehyde

An oily, slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H6O2, having an almondlike odor: used chiefly in perfumery and in the synthesis of coumarin.

Aldehyde

Compound in which an alkyl or aryl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group, general formula, O-R-C-H

 

Distillation

The separation of a liquid mixture into its components on the basis of differences in boiling points. The process in which components of a mixture are separated by boiling away the more volitile liquid.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.