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Hard Water

Water containing Fe3+, Ca2+, and Mg2+ ions, which forms precipates with soap.

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

It is impossible to determine accurately both the momentum and position of an electron simultaneously.

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Allotropes

Different forms of the same element in the same physical state.

Artificial Transmutation

An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.

Nuclide Symbol

Symbol for an atom A/Z E, in which E is the symbol of an element, Z is its atomic number, and A is its mass number.

K Capture

Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.

All Chemicals - Chemical Glossary

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Dumas Method

A method used to determine the molecular weights of volatile liquids.

Heat Capacity

The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of a body (of any mass) one degree Celsius.