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Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.

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Accuracy

How closely a measured value agrees with the correct value.

Isoelectric

Having the same electronic configurations.

Flux

A substance added to react with the charge, or a product of its reduction, in metallurgy, usually added to lower a melting point.

Crystal Lattice Energy

Amount of energy that holds a crystal together, the energy change when a mole of solid is formed from its constituent molecules or ions (for ionic compounds) in their gaseous state.

Meniscus

The shape assumed by the surface of a liquid in a cylindrical container.

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.

Conjugate Acid-base Pair

In Bronsted-Lowry terminology, a reactant and product that differ by a proton, H+.

Alkenes (Olefins)

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

Dosimeter

A small, calibrated electroscope worn by laboratory personnel and designated to detect and measure incident ionizing radiation or chemical exposure.

Net Ionic Equation

Equation that results from canceling spectator ions and eliminating brackets from a total ionic equation.