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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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Ability to conduct electricity.

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Reaction of a substance with water.

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A listing of metals (and hydrogen) in order of decreasing activity.

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

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Negative logarithm of the concentration (mol/L) of the H3O+[H+] ion, scale is commonly used over a range 0 to 14.