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Refers to crystals having the same atomic arrangement.

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Buffer Solution

Solution that resists change in pH, contains either a weak acid and a soluble ionic salt of the acid or a weak base and a soluble ionic salt of the base.

Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Phenol

Hydrocarbon derivative containing an [OH] group bound to an aromatic raing.

 

Chemical Bonds

The attractive forces that hold atoms together in elements or compounds.

Capillary Action

The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.

Equivalent Weight

An oxidizing or reducing agent, who's mass gains (oxidizing agents) or loses (reducing agents) 6.022 x 1023 electrons in a redox reaction.
The mass of an acid or base that furnishes or reacts with 6.022 x 1023 H3O+ or OH- ions.

Mass Number

The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in an atom, an integer.

Mixture

A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.

Saccharide

An organic compound containing a sugar or sugars.

Specific Heat

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of substance one degree Celsius.