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Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

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Ionization Constant

Equilibrium constant for the ionization of a weak electrolyte.

Vapor

A gas formed by boiling or evaporating a liquid.

Diamagnetism

Weak repulsion by a magnetic field.

Primary Standard

A substance of a known high degree of purity that undergoes one invariable reaction with the other reactant of interest.

Miscibility

The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.

Cathode Ray Tube

Closed glass tube containing a gas under low pressure, with electrodes near the ends and a luminescent screen at the end near the positive electrode, produces cathode rays when high voltage is applied.

Eluant or eluent

The solvent used in the process of elution, as in liquid chromatography.

 

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Ester

A Compound of the general formula R-C-O-R1 where R and R1 may be the same or different, and may be either aliphatic or aromatic.

Molecular Formula

Formula that indicates the actual number of atoms present in a molecule of a molecular substance.