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States that a system at equilibrium, or striving to attain equilibrium, responds in such a way as to counteract any stress placed upon it.
If a stress (change of conditions) is applied to a system at equilibrium, the system shifts in the direction that reduces stress.

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Energy that matter processes by virtue of its motion.

Nonbonding Orbital

A molecular orbital derived only from an atomic orbital of one atom, lends neither stability nor instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons.

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A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.

Electrolytic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP)

A written program developed and implemented by an employer designating proceedures, equipment, personal protective equipment, and work practices that are capable of protecting employees from the health hazards presented by hazardous chemicals usid in that particular workplace.

Ionization Isomers

Isomers that result from the interchange of ions inside and outside the coordination sphere.

Amorphous Solid

A noncrystalline solid with no well-defined ordered structure.

Electronegativity

A measure of the relative tendency of an atom to attract electrons to itself when chemically combined with another atom.

Law of Conservation of Matter and Energy

The total amount of matter and energy available in the universe is fixed.